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Fourth Circuit Eviscerates EEOC in Background Screening Case
Posted on 23 Feb 2015 by Jon Hyman

Nearly a year ago, the 6th Circuit sent a strong message to the EEOC in dismissing a case regarding its “expert” witness retained to challenge an employer’s use of credit checks. Last Friday, the 4th Circuit affirmed the dismissal of... Read More

10 Easy Rules for Background Checks in Hiring
Posted on 27 Mar 2014 by Robin Shea

The EEOC -- can't live with 'em, can't live without 'em. As irritated as I sometimes become with the agency's lawsuits, I have to hand it to them. The guidance they have recently published jointly with the Federal Trade Commission... Read More

  • Blog Post: 10 Easy Rules for Background Checks in Hiring

    The EEOC -- can't live with 'em, can't live without 'em. As irritated as I sometimes become with the agency's lawsuits, I have to hand it to them. The guidance they have recently published jointly with the Federal Trade Commission on background checks is great -- written in plain...
  • Blog Post: Fourth Circuit Eviscerates EEOC in Background Screening Case

    Nearly a year ago, the 6th Circuit sent a strong message to the EEOC in dismissing a case regarding its “expert” witness retained to challenge an employer’s use of credit checks. Last Friday, the 4th Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a similar case in which the EEOC used the same expert...