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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...

Allen P. Lohse.


Criminal Record Screening Policies Continue to Raise Important Compliance Issues

USA - April 6 2018 Employers that use criminal record screening policies must continue to be vigilant about compliance with all applicable laws. A recent settlement by...


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...

Allen P. Lohse.


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...

Allen P. Lohse.


EEOC's Background Check Guidance Suffers Loss in Texas Federal Court

USA - February 5 2018 On February 1, 2018, a federal judge enjoined the EEOC and U.S. Attorney General from enforcing against the State of Texas the EEOC’s 2012 Enforcement...

Molly M. Shah.