Employers Beware: Credit Checks May Expose You to Unwanted Discrimination Claims

By Mona M. Stone This Emerging Issues Analysis by attorney Mona Stone explores the issue of credit checks and discrimination. “Can an employer be sued based on its use of credit checks during hiring? Yes, at least according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC),” writes...

Wal-Mart v. Dukes: The Supreme Court Slams the Door on Nationwide Class Action

By Arthur Silbergeld and Jessica Boar Article : On June 20, 2011, the Supreme Court reversed the Ninth Circuit's decision in Dukes v. Wal-Mart, a death knell for one of the most expansive class actions in history. It would have included approximately 1.5 million current and former female Wal...