The Peace Corps asked the EEOC for an opinion on the
legality of its use of conviction and arrest records to screen potential
volunteers. In response, the EEOC published an informal opinion letter, which offers
guidance for employers who are considering using conviction or arrest as part
of their screening processes.
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