Protect Job Applicants from Identity Theft

Last updated: Apr 27, 2019

Details about this bill
Category: Wage and Labor
Status: Passed
Sponsor: Representative Tina Riley, House 74
Session: 129
Bill #: LD 305

Position:

Monitoring.

Summary:

This bill prohibits the request of a social security number from a prospective employee by an employer on an employment application or during the application process. Under this bill, an employer may still request a social security number from a prospective employee for purposes of a substance abuse test or preemployment background check, and an employer is not prohibited from asking for a social security number from an individual for any reason after the individual has been hired.