Impermissible Inquiries. It is unlawful to ask an applicant to disclose his or
her marital status as part of a pre-employment inquiry unless pursuant to a
for Names. For business reasons other than ascertaining marital status, an
applicant may be asked whether he or she has ever used another name, e.g., to
enable an employer or other covered entity to check the applicant's past work
(c) Employment of Spouse.
It is lawful to ask an applicant to state whether he or she has a spouse who is
presently employed by the employer, but this information may not be used as a
basis for an employment decision except as stated below.
Cal. Code Regs. Tit.
Note: Authority cited: Section
Government Code. Reference: Sections
1. Change without
regulatory effect renumbering former section 7292.4 to new section 11056 and
amending Note filed 10-3-2013 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code
of Regulations (Register 2013, No. 40).