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Some Clarity: Court Holds Screening Reports On Independent Contractors Not Subject to the FCRA Employment Purpose Requirements
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • December 13 2018

A court in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa recently ruled that the protections applicable when consumer reports


Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Prevent Mandatory Arbitration Provisions for Workers
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • November 5 2018

Arbitration clauses are ubiquitous in consumer and employment contracts. Frustrated with that widespread use, on October 30, United States House of


Michigan Enacts Ban-the-Box Policy for Public Employees Starting October 1
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • September 26 2018

On October 1, the State of Michigan will join more than 150 cities and counties as well as over 32 states in enacting a ban-the-box policy that


Third Circuit Rejects Plaintiffs’ Disclosure-Based FCRA Class Claim on Spokeo Grounds
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • September 26 2018

On September 10, the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Long v. Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority ruled that a group of


Eleventh Circuit: Availability of Class Arbitration Where Agreement is Silent is Question of Arbitrability for Court to Decide
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2018

On September 19, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion illustrating the importance of careful drafting of arbitration agreements


Employers and Consumer Reporting Agencies: Revise a Key FCRA Form NOW
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • August 27 2018

News & Knowledge Jonathan Yee Employers and consumer reporting agencies beware: a change to a commonly used form required by the Fair Credit Reporting


ALERT for Employers and Consumer Reporting Agencies: Revise a key FCRA form NOW
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • August 27 2018

Employers and consumer reporting agencies beware: a change to a key form required by the Fair Credit Reporting Act is effective September 21, 2018


Clarity On Overlapping Background Check Laws In California
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2018

On Aug. 20, 2018, the California Supreme Court issued its long-awaited order in Connor v. First Student Inc.


St. Louis County Enacts “Ban-the-Box” Law for Government Positions
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2018

On June 11, St. Louis County officials signed an executive order, effective immediately, that would “ban the box” and ensure that St. Louis County


Consumer Reporting Agency Can’t Snuff Out Adverse Action Claim at Pleadings Stage
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2018

Many employers use background checks when evaluating potential candidates for hire. They do this for a variety of reasons, from basic due diligence to