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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


U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Class Action Waivers in Employment Contracts, Adding to its Decisions Consistently Enforcing Arbitration Provisions
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2018

On May 21, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision penned by Justice Neil Gorsuch, held that employers can include a clause in their employment


U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Class Action Waivers in Employment Contracts, Adding to its Decisions Consistently Enforcing Arbitration Provisions
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2018

On May 21, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision penned by Justice Neil Gorsuch, held that employers can include a clause in their employment


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


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


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