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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


District Court Finds Job Applicant Has No Standing to Bring FCRA Adverse Action Claim Because Background Check was Accurate
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2018

Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, when a potential employer is considering using a background check to deny an applicant employment, the employer


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


Nothing Goofy About This Ruling: Judge Issues Common Sense Decision Granting Disney Summary Judgment on FCRA Class Claim
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • February 20 2018

In Culberson v. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, the Culbersons brought a class action lawsuit against Disney under the Fair Credit Reporting Act


Virginia Senate Passes Ban-the-Box Bill for Employment
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2018

On January 19, 2018, the Virginia Senate voted 23 to 16 to "ban the box" on state employment applications. The bill, sponsored by Democrats Rosalyn


New Jersey Expands “Ban the Box” Protections
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • January 9 2018

On December 20, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed a new bill amending the New Jersey Opportunity to Compete Act ("OTCA") that went into


District Court Rejects Technical Adverse Action Claim Where Plaintiff Had Sufficient Chance to Dispute Background Report
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2018

The Moore v. Rite Aid Headquarters Corp. case has a long history of addressing significant questions regarding an employer’s adverse action


Check Those Pre-Adverse Action Letters - New California Law Goes into Effect
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • December 28 2017

On January 1, 2018, California Government Code 12952 goes into effect. 12952 is yet another state law that regulates how employers can use


Spokane City Council Approves “Ban the Box” Law
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • December 19 2017

On November 27, the City Council for Spokane, Washington made that city the newest locality to approve a “ban the box” ordinance, which would


Third Circuit Hears Spokeo-Related Challenge
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2017

In Long v. Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (“SEPTA”), the Third Circuit is set to rule on a challenge to the named plaintiffs’ lack