Employers In Dark After EEOC Loses Background Check Suits

Employers In Dark After EEOC Loses Background Check Suits

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's recent loss in a race bias lawsuit over a company's use of background checks seems like a boon for employers, but early dismissals of this and similar EEOC cases leave employers in the dark about what it takes to convince courts that background checks are justified by business necessity, lawyers say.

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