The EEOC Settles Six-Year-Old Lawsuit Attacking Background Check Policy 

From Lexology, Robert T. Quackenboss and Jessica Knapp Little discuss a recent settlement of claims that a retailer refused to hire candidates with criminal records without doing an individualized assessment. Robert and Jessica write: In its Complaint, the EEOC claimed that Dollar General (named in the lawsuit as DolGenCorp, LLC) improperly refused to hire job applicants who failed […]

New FCRA Notice Requirements Now In Effect 

From JDSupra, Emma Follansbee of Mintz – Employment, Labor & Benefits Viewpoints discusses new Fair Credit Reporting Act requirements. Emma writes: Earlier this month, the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued updated model disclosure forms required under the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).  The updated “Summary of Your Rights Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act” […]

Critical Considerations for Compliance with the FCRA 

From JDSupra,  Hyongsoon Kim, Natasha Kohne, Nicholas Joseph Schuchert, and Michael Stortz of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP discuss the importance of being meticulously careful in following the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)’s disclosure requirements. They write: These days, companies conducting background checks on job applicants have a lot to think about. Most […]