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Kansas Governor Signs Order Enacting “Ban the Box” Law for State Positions
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2018

On May 2, Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer signed a “ban the box” order applicable to state government positions but not private businesses or state


Wilmington, NC Approves “Ban the Box” Law for City Employees
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2018

On May 1, the city council of Wilmington, North Carolina unanimously approved a new “ban the box” ordinance for city employees. The ordinance mandates


FCRA Filings Continue Upward Trajectory in 2018
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2018

According to a recent report from WebRecon, filings of Fair Credit Reporting Act cases have continued to increase in 2018. FCRA claims led consumer


San Francisco Expands Scope of Existing “Ban the Box” Law
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2018

On April 3, both the City and County of San Francisco amended the Fair Chance Ordinance (“FCO”) - their existing ban-the-box law - to align it with


Former Employees Hit Naples Hotel Group with FCRA Class Action Over Background Checks
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • March 27 2018

On March 20, Naples Hotel Group LLC removed a putative Fair Credit Reporting Act class action to the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of


Washington Governor Signs New “Ban-the-Box” Law
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • March 27 2018

On March 13, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed bill HB 1298, the Washington Fair Chance Act (“WFCA”), which will make it unlawful for an employer


Ninth Circuit Sides with Taxi Defendants in FACTA Class Action, Citing Spokeo
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • March 12 2018

On March 9, the Ninth Circuit affirmed dismissal of a putative FACTA class action on Article III standing grounds, citing the requirement of a


Washington House of Representatives Approves “Ban the Box” Law
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • February 16 2018

On February 7, the Washington State House of Representatives approved a bill that would “ban the box” and prohibit requests about past criminal


Kansas City, MO Passes “Ban the Box” Ordinance
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • February 15 2018

On February 1, the city council of Kansas City, Missouri passed a “ban the box” ordinance which prohibits nearly all Kansas City employers from


D.C. Circuit holds that CFPB structure is constitutional
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2018

Today, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (“D.C. Circuit”) issued its en banc decision in the closely-watched PHH