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District Court Rejects Argument that Background Check Disclosure is Not “Standalone” Document
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2017

The Fair Credit Reporting Act regulates more than credit. It includes provisions that govern employers who obtain consumer reports on applicants in


Federal Judge Denies Injunction, Leaving Trump Appointee Mick Mulvaney Head of CFPB
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • November 29 2017

Mick Mulvaney, President Donald J. Trump's choice to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB" or "Bureau") until a permanent director can


President Likely Has Authority To Appoint Acting Director To Replace Cordray At CFPB
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • November 17 2017

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray’s announced yesterday (as covered here) that he will be resigning from his


Sexual Harassment Is Not Just A Hollywood Problem
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2017

Last month The New Yorker published a story detailing years of claimed sexual harassment and misconduct by Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. Since


Arizona Governor Signs Executive Order Banning the Box
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2017

On November 6, Arizona governor Doug Ducey signed an executive order making Arizona the most recent state to adopt a “ban the box” law. The state


Court Grants Summary Judgment to Thomson Reuters; Company Does Not Qualify as Consumer Reporting Agency
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • October 27 2017

In Kidd v. Thomson Reuters, plaintiff Lindsay A. Kidd brought a Fair Credit Reporting Act putative class action claim against mass media and


California’s Statewide “Ban-The-Box” Law To Go Into Effect January 2018
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • October 20 2017

On October 14, 2017, California became the most recent state to adopt a “ban-the-box” law. The law, signed by Governor Jerry Brown, goes into effect


Two Bulls in a China Shop: The EEOC and the DOJ
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2017

United States executive agencies are practically always on the same page when presenting to the public. So, it is incredibly unusual to see two such


New York Passes Law Overhauling Process for Sealing Old Felony Convictions
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2017

Effective October 7, New York law now authorizes state courts to seal nonviolent criminal convictions that are more than ten years old. The newly


Employee Use Of Marijuana: The Law Is Hazy For Employers
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • October 10 2017

You may have seen the news that the City of Atlanta recently passed an ordinance decriminalizing the possession of less than one ounce of marijuana