Using Credit and Criminal Background Checks
Employers should make sure that any background check they perform is job-related and consistent with business necessity. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), worker advocacy groups and plaintiffs’ attorneys are now giving employee and applicant credit and criminal background checks particularly intense scrutiny, attorneys have said.
Senate Committee Approves Labor Nominee Perez
Thomas Perez, President Barack Obama’s choice to lead the Labor Department, cleared the first step in the confirmation process after members of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee voted along party lines to approve him as the next secretary of labor.
Southern States Rack Up EEOC Charges
Recently released statistics from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) revealed that in 2012 Southern states had the most EEOC charges.
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