Posts Tagged: Civil Rights Act of 1964

HR Trends Series: Individualized Assessments in Criminal Background Checks

Individualized Assessments

On April 25, 2012, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued revised enforcement guidelines on the use of criminal records in hiring decisions. In its guidance, the EEOC sets out to ensure that applicants’ exclusions due to past criminal conduct are both job-related and a business necessity. The Commission recommended and set out guidelines for… Read more »