How would you like to prevent more than 18% of applicants with unacceptable criminal behavior from even trying to enter your workforce?
Another company found guilty of not obtaining an authorization to conduct criminal a background check? And found guilty of not sending pre-adverse action letters. These steps are so easy to do. Why risk paying a settlement of hundreds of thousands of dollars for not complying. Call us to find out how easy compliance can be accomplished. […]
BACKGROUND A screening provider usually uses multi-jurisdictional databases to perform background investigations to uncover criminal convictions. These databases should be considered excellent secondary tools to uncover a criminal conviction. They should never be considered a primary source of criminal convictions. Section 15 U.S.C. §§ 1681k and 1681l of the Fair Credit Reporting Act allows two […]
What’s an employer to do to comply with EEOC requirements? Trust me, it’s not as hard as you think. See our comments section after the article summary. In their response, dated August 29,2013, to a letter from 9 attorney generals from as many states, the EEOC Chair, Jacqueline A. Berrien, clarified EEOC’s stance on the use of […]
Do you know why Freeman successfully defeated the EEOC’s discrimination lawsuit alleging improper use of credit check and criminal conviction reports? There are very important lessons for any employer to learn AND IMPLEMENT. Judge Roger Titus of the U.S. District Court of Maryland granted Freeman’s motion for summary judgment and dismissed the case of EEOC […]