“Big Data has the potential to drive innovations that reduce bias in employment decisions and help employers make better decisions in hiring, performance evaluations, and promotions.” This powerful statement from EEOC Chair, Jenny R. Yang, came with an equally powerful disclaimer: “At the same time, it is critical that these tools are designed to promote… Read more »
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Should you risk the apparent liabilities of ex-offenders in your workforce or risk discrimination lawsuits by refusing to hire them? This infographic provides context as well as a description of a hiring process that threads the needle between the rock and the lawsuit.
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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.
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.
In what is being called “the strictest anti-discrimination law of its kind in the country prohibiting discriminatory employment credit checks,” New York City’s Stop Credit Discrimination in Employment Act (“SCDEA”) is in effect as of September 3, 2015.
The BMW case demonstrates how the EEOC requires employers to treat everyone the same but assess them individually in terms of criminal background.
Determine if an applicant with a criminal record would be a good fit for the job. Learn how to evaluate your risks when hiring an ex-offender.
Your organization’s success hinges on its ability to hire the right people in the right roles. Here, we offer 4 key success factors.
As you may already be aware, the EEOC is advising employers to use individualized assessments in cases where criminal history might be used to exclude a job applicant. The aim of the EEOC is to induce employers to look more at individual factors that might mitigate the impact of a conviction to avoid discrimination, and… Read more »