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The Rest of the Story (for Now): Employer Prevails in FCRA Class Action Alleging “Stand-Alone” Disclosure Violation

USA - September 27 2021 As we predicted four years ago, class action lawsuits against employers under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) continue to spike, including class…

Garrick Y. Chan.

Another Privacy Headache for California: Court of Appeal Ruling Will Slow Down Criminal Background Checks Throughout California

USA - September 7 2021 Companies that hire employees and engage independent contractors in California should brace for a significant slowdown in background checks that…

Garrick Y. Chan.

Ninth Circuit Holds TCPA Prohibits Pre-Recorded Recruiting Calls to Cell Phones Without Prior Express Consent

USA - August 13 2021 Staffing companies and employers using all tools at their disposal to recruit workers may face increased risk following the Ninth Circuit’s recent…

Zoe M. Argento, Garrick Y. Chan, William J. Simmons, Julie A. Stockton.

New Enforcement Guidance Issued for New York City Fair Chance Act as Key Amendments Take Effect

USA - July 19 2021 On July 15, 2021, the New York City Commission on Human Rights (the “NYCCHR” or “Commission”) issued its highly anticipated updated Legal Enforcement…

Stephen A. Fuchs.

The Dust Hasn’t Settled Yet: Employers Must Continue to Be Thoughtful About Criminal Record Screening Policies

USA - July 6 2021 Last month, the new chair of the EEOC, Charlotte A. Burrows, was the keynote speaker at a conference regarding new research on criminal recidivism.1…

Garrick Y. Chan.