Posts Tagged: employment discrimination

HR Trends Series: Ban the Box is Sweeping the Nation

Ban the Box

Ban the Box—­the international civil rights movement aimed at persuading employers to remove the check box that asks if applicants have a criminal record from their hiring applications is more than a trend. It’s a movement that has taken a strong hold in the form of “Fair Chance” laws across an increasing number of states… Read more »

EEOC Sends Shivers up the Spine with Its 2012-2016 Strategic Plan

The EEOC made a clear, spine tingling statement with its recently approved strategic plan for FY 2012-2016. Employers with the potential for systemic discrimination issues, beware. The agency plans to focus its litigation enforcement mechanism on ‘systemic’-type cases that have the potential for broad, widespread impact on an industry, occupation, business, or geographic area. This… Read more »