Posts Tagged: Seyfarth Shaw

Court Rules Against EEOC in ‘Disparate Impact’ Case

In a stunning setback to the credibility of the EEOC’s enforcement of employers’ use of credit and criminal records, on August 9th, Judge Roger Titus of the U.S. District Court for Maryland dismissed the nationwide pattern or practice lawsuit brought by the EEOC against Freeman, Inc. The EEOC had alleged the corporate events service provider unlawfully… Read more »

Colorado Bans Consumer Credit Information for Employment Decisions

Effective July 1, 2013, a recently passed Colorado law will prohibit employers from using “consumer credit information” for employment decisions in that state (with exceptions, of course). The “Employment Opportunity Act” (Colo. Rev. St 8-2-126) was signed into law April 19 th, making Colorado the 9th state to enact such a law. In light of… Read more »