Is an Employer’s Use of Background Credit Checks Appropriate?
Under fire from consumers, state legislators, and the EEOC, the background check utilized by employers to judge individuals’ suitability for certain jobs is being challenged.
The use of …READ MORE
The National Employment Labor Project (NELP) recently announced new resources designed to support its goal of reducing unfair barriers to employment. The NELP cites workers who are unjustly excluded from work based on arrest …READ MORE
As lawmakers and government entities look for ways to help the U.S. economy recover from recent financial turmoil, consumer protection has come to the forefront. Legislators and others seeking to bolster employment opportunities have scrutinized …READ MORE
Recent activity from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) regarding employment background screening and specifically, criminal records checks, underscore the importance of a holistic approach to screening applicants and employees.
Specifically, the EEOC is taking action …READ MORE