Employers that use criminal record-screening policies must continue to be vigilant about compliance with all applicable laws and should know that the EEOC’s scrutiny of such policies, while perhaps scaled back, has not ended.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently addressed whether a company’s liquidation plan violated the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) because it caused a disparate impact on older workers.
Human resources teams in the UK regularly deal with issues that relate to possible discrimination under the Equality Act 2010, the law that codifies various anti-discrimination regulations for employers in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Recently, NY's governor issued an executive order that includes draft model documents on the new sexual discrimination and harassment law, as well as a draft set of FAQs that elaborate on the statutory requirements. Comments are due September 12, 2018.