(Not pictured: Eric Meyer; probably off grabbing a Dole Whip (adult version) and a turkey leg). Continue reading
In 2012, the EEOC issued its Enforcement Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions Under Title VII. The purpose of the Guidance was to help eliminate barriers in recruitment and hiring to ensure that companies running these background checks weren’t disparately impacting minorities.
Although well-intentioned, in practice, courts did not receive the Guidance well. Continue reading
I want to give a little shoutout to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, with whom I am spending the day today in Atlanta at the 22nd annual Examining Conflicts in Employment Laws (EXCEL) Training Conference.
So, today’s post is chock full of recent EEOC news and notes. Continue reading