Balancing the Risks of Background Checks in Hiring [Infographic]

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Our new infographic provides a clear path that allows employers to avoid negative consequences and potentially even identify excellent employees among ex-offenders.

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Public Policy to Employer: Hire More Ex-Offenders

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Make no mistake about it: employment law aims to get employers to hire ex-offenders. At the Federal level, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) combine for a one-two punch that targets the outcomes of hiring as well as the hiring process itself.

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The intriguing results of a highly-publicized EEOC lawsuit highlight that if the EEOC is to win a judgment against an employer for disparate impact discrimination, it must use valid statistical methodology to prove “disparate impact”.

This case …

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