By this time, most employers realize that the Fair Credit Reporting Act governs all types of employment-related background checks, not just credit checks. If and to the extent there was ever any question whether Google searches or searches of various social media sites constitute "background checks"...
I spoke this morning at a roundtable discussion regarding
the use of criminal record information obtained through background checks and
also data privacy and security at a Human Resources Committee roundtable hosted
by the American Council of
Engineering Companies of Arizona . It was a fun group...
by Phyllis Katz
Recently, when advising a client who was investigating a
complaint of sexual harassment, I had the opportunity to revisit the EEOC's
Enforcement Guidance: Vicarious Employer Liability for Unlawful Harassment
by Supervisors (issued on June 18, 1999).
The information contained...
Yesterday, I discussed some pending federal legislation that would expand the FMLA to cover
part-time employees . Now, I hear that another bill introduced in the U.S.
House of Representatives, known as the Equal Employment for All Act, would
amend the Fair Credit
Reporting Act to prohibit the use...