Despite increasing regulations, more companies are performing background checks, and advances in technology have made them more accessible to small and midsize employers
Hear what Jon Hyman had to say on WCPN about the Ban the Box movement. Read More
Use of background information can disproportionately affect people of various racial and ethnic backgrounds, along with gender. This could expose an employer to liability.Read More
This case is less about whether credit histories disparately impact African Americans than it is about how the EEOC chose to prove its case.Read More
Refusing to hire someone who filed a lawsuit claiming a violation of the FLSA or Title VII is illegal retaliation.Read More
Perhaps one solution to this crisis is for Congress to engage in some simple oversight over the agencies that enforce our various laws, including the EEOC. $751,942.48 in taxpayer money is a costly investment to chase a fool's errand.
Background checks have increased over the past 12 months despite new EEOC guidelines. Background Check Hot List and Data Bank within.
Three panels are scheduled at the 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. hearing, which is open to the public. They will feature speakers from government officials and scholars; business and advocacy groups and trade associations.Read More
Twenty-nine percent of employers have caught fake references on candidate applications, according to a survey from CareerBuilder. Read More
While this case is a great holding for employers, businesses should still tread carefully when dealing with employee medical information. This area of the law remains risky waters in which companies swim.Read More