Last Updated: August 2017
We update this overview of Georgia background check laws and ban-the-box rules often. But laws change quickly, and we cannot guarantee all information is current. Always consult your attorney for legal advice.
STATE LAWS — PUBLIC COMPANIES
Who must follow: This ban-the-box law applies only if you are a public sector employer for the State of Georgia.
Timing of inquiry: Public sector employers for the state of Georgia may only inquire into criminal history.
Adverse action implications: None
LOCAL LAWS — PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COMPANIES