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Another social media report by the NLRB offers needed guidance for employer policies

USA - June 14 2012 The National Labor Relations Board released its second Social Media Report in January of this year providing the General Counsel’s analysis of 14 challenged employer social media policies....

Joel O'Malley.

Another social media report by the NLRB offers needed guidance for employer policies

USA - June 5 2012 The National Labor Relations Board released its second Social Media Report in January of this year providing the General Counsel’s analysis of 14 challenged employer social media policies....

Joel O'Malley.

When is a proscription on convictions an impermissible predilection? EEOC issues new guidance on the use of criminal history in employment

USA - April 27 2012 Earlier this week, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued updated Enforcement Guidance (“Guidance”) regarding the circumstances under which employers permissibly may, under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VII”), rely on arrest and conviction records in employment decisionmaking....

Courtney J.A. DaCosta.

Is it time to revise your pre-employment background screening disclosure? Attempts to waive liability in a Fair Credit Reporting Act disclosure may have the opposite effect

USA - April 26 2012 Employers who attempt to insulate themselves from liability in connection with their background screening disclosures by including in the disclosures a release of liability may be violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act, according to a recent court decision....

Joel O'Malley.

NLRB’s poster postponed! The National Labor Relations Board suspends implementation of its notice-posting rule

USA - April 18 2012 Employers concerned about having to post notices on April 30 informing employees of their rights to unionize and engage in other activities protected by the National Labor Relations Act can breathe a temporary sigh of relief....

Joel O'Malley.