The Dust Hasn’t Settled Yet: Employers Must Continue to Be Thoughtful About Criminal Record Screening Policies

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  Our friends at Littler Mendelson P.C. recently posted this article: Last month, the new chair of the EEOC, Charlotte A. Burrows, was the keynote speaker at a conference regarding new research on criminal recidivism.1  The EEOC has been mostly quiet on the topic of criminal background checks and Title VII since the U.S. Court Read more »

Ninth Circuit Reinforces Prohibition Against “Extraneous” Information In Background Check Disclosures

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  Our friends at Littler Mendelson P.C. recently posted this article: On March 20, 2020, the Ninth Circuit issued its third opinion on the question of when an employer’s background check disclosure satisfies the so-called “standalone” disclosure requirement in the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).1 The new opinion, like the two prior ones (Syed and Gilberg), reads the Read more »