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California Employers Are Subject to New Requirements When Using Criminal History Information

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In April 2012, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued its long-awaited “Enforcement Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions Under Title VII of the Civil Rights...more

That is SO last week - August 2015

by Zelle LLP on

Last week, the world mourned Cecil the Lion, and all eyes were on the Minnesota dentist who killed him. The scrutiny of the dentist unearthed, among other things, a sexual harassment complaint lodged against him by a former...more

Dealership Update, No. 3, August 2013: "Do I Have To Hire A Criminal With Bad Credit?"

by Fisher Phillips on

The answer to whether an employer may refuse to hire someone with a criminal record or bad credit is not as simple as you might think. Two recently-filed lawsuits by the EEOC alleging that employers’ criminal-conviction...more

Two New EEOC Criminal Record Lawsuits Underscore Important Strategic and Practical Considerations for Employers Conducting...

by Littler on

In March 2010, an employer successfully persuaded the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to concede its disparate impact discrimination lawsuit against the employer based on its criminal record screening policies...more

OFCCP Issues Guidance on Use of Criminal Records in Employment Decisions

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) recently posted a Directive on “Complying with Nondiscrimination Provisions: Criminal Record Restrictions and Discrimination Based on Race...more

Individualized Assessments for Criminal Background Checks

by Snell & Wilmer on

What if the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) forced your company to defend a Title VII lawsuit based on a company-wide policy to not hire felons? Peoplemark, Inc. is dealing with this exact scenario in the Sixth...more

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