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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…

Allen P. Lohse

Employers must update FCRA notices for background checks by January 1

USA - September 4 2012 High-profile enforcement actions by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have increased overall employer awareness of the employer-specific requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and corresponding state laws.

Jennifer L. Mora

Weathering the sea change in Fair Credit Reporting Act litigation in 2014

USA - January 6 2014 In 2013, the ballooning number of employment class actions illuminated the sea change in Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) litigation. The FCRA was…

Jennifer L. Mora

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

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