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Ninth Circuit Issues Two (Mostly) Pro-Employer Background Check Decisions

USA - May 15 2020 The Ninth Circuit recently issued two mostly pro-employer federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) background check decisions that held…

Stephen R. Woods

Techplace Tickler: The Expanding Importance of eSignatures in the Remote Workplace - Best Practices for Compliance

USA - April 14 2020 In this Episode of the Third Thursdays podcast, Ruthie Goodboe examines the use of social media in the workplace through the lens of labor law…

Danielle Ochs

Fifth Circuit Finds EEOC Did Not Have Authority to Issue 2012 Criminal History Guidance

USA - August 9 2019 On August 6, 2019, in State of Texas v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled that the Equal…

Tiffany L. Cox, Lawrence D. Smith, Jennifer P. Woodruff, Stephen R. Woods

Are You Ready? Westchester County, NY Bans the Box Effective March 4

USA - February 25 2019 Westchester County, New York, which is located on the outskirts of the New York City metropolitan area, has enacted a ban-the-box law that places…

Aaron Warshaw

San Francisco's Amended Fair Chance Ordinance Takes Effect with Updated Notice Requirements

USA - October 30 2018 On October 1, 2018, San Francisco's amendments to its Fair Chance Ordinance (FCO) took effect. The FCO is San Francisco's "ban the box" equivalent…

Charles L. Thompson, IV, Jennifer P. Woodruff