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California court dismisses FCRA class action against LinkedIn
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2015

In recent years, the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) has become the focus of increasing litigation. By way of background, FCRA regulates consumer


Supreme Court concludes that EEOC conciliation efforts are reviewable by courts
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2015

On April 29, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously concluded that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) efforts to conciliate a


U.S. Supreme Court announces new standard for pregnancy discrimination claims
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 27 2015

On Wednesday the U.S. Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated decision in Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS), which involves a claim of


Hawaii Supreme Court says employer failed to establish “rational relationship” between applicant’s drug conviction and position sought
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2015

Hawaii, like some other states, only permits employers to consider convictions that bear a "rational relationship to the duties and responsibilities


EEOC background check litigation strategy criticized
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2015

Readers who have been following the EEOC's efforts to prosecute employers who conduct background checks will be interested in the Wall Street


Fourth Circuit affirms summary judgment against EEOC in background check suit
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • February 23 2015

Last week, in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) v. Freeman, No. 13-2365 (4th Cir. Feb. 20, 2105), the Fourth Circuit affirmed the award


Class action stretches FCRA’s limits to target Linkedin
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 3 2014

With increasing regularity, states and localities have passed laws that limit the ability of private employers to inquire into or otherwise consider


Colorado Supreme Court set to decide seminal drug testing case
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • October 20 2014

As reported by Joe Palazzolo of The Wall Street Journal (subscription required), Colorado's Supreme Court recently heard arguments on whether an


Backlash against EEOC enforcement initiative on background checks continues
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • October 6 2014

In recent years, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has taken a more aggressive position against the use of criminal history in


Sixth Circuit affirms summary judgment against EEOC in credit check suit
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2014

In Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") v. Kaplan Higher Education Corp., No. 13-3408 (6th Cir. Apr. 9, 2014), the U.S. Court of Appeals