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Impending Necessary Ban-the-Box Updates for Criminal Record Inquiries in Massachusetts and San Francisco

USA - April 24 2018 In 2010, Massachusetts enacted the Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) Reform Act, which includes a “ban-the-box” component. Among other…

Rod M. Fliegel

San Francisco is Likely to Amend its Ban-the-Box Law

USA - March 29 2018 In 2014, San Francisco enacted its ban-the-box law, which significantly restricted the ability of employers to inquire into, and use, criminal records…

Rod M. Fliegel

Employers Prevail in FCRA Class Actions

USA - February 28 2018 The FCRA is not a classic employment law, but regulates the procurement and use of background checks by employers. Before procuring a background check…

Rod M. Fliegel

The EEOC Continues to Press Litigation Under Title VII Concerning Employer Criminal Records Checks

USA - December 21 2017 In April 2012, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued updated “Enforcement Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction…

Rod M. Fliegel

High Alert for California Employers and Employers Nationwide for the Second Wave of FCRA Class Actions

USA - October 19 2017 The flurry of Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) class actions against employers started in or about 2012 and was not limited to California.1 Many of…

Rod M. Fliegel, Alison S. Hightower