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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

FTC Issues "Advice" on Background Check Disclosure and Authorization Forms

USA - May 2 2017 On April 28, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a blog article entitled “Background checks on prospective employees: Keep required…

Rod M. Fliegel, Jennifer L. Mora

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

California Statewide Ban-the-Box Law Approved by Legislature

USA - September 26 2017 In February 2017, five California assembly members introduced Assembly Bill 1008, which proposes to add a section to the California Fair Employment…

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