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September 10, 2018

Eighth Circuit Holds Individual Plaintiff Lacks Standing for Alleged Violations of the FCRA’s Authorization and Disclosure Requirement

On September 6, 2018, the 8th Circuit held that an individual plaintiff did not have constitutional standing to sue in federal court under the FCRA for an alleged violation of the statute's authorization and disclosure requirement.

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September 5, 2018

FDIC Loosens Restrictions on Hiring Bank Personnel with Criminal Histories

The FDIC recently published its final rule on modifications to the Statement of Policy for Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act, which will ease certain hiring requirements for banking industry employers.

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August 30, 2018

Seventh Circuit Holds Class Action Plaintiff Had Standing for an Alleged Violation of the FCRA’s "Pre-Adverse Action" Notice Provision

On August 29, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued its opinion in Robertson v. Allied Solutions, LLC, holding the plaintiff had standing to sue in federal court under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).

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August 30, 2018

New Amendment May Soon Affect FCRA Pre-Adverse Action Notice Requirements

While some may contend that an amendment to the Fair Credit Reporting Act imposes additional notice duties for employers, that argument does not appear to withstand scrutiny.

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July 18, 2018

The Ninth Circuit Holds Plaintiff Lacked Standing for an Alleged Violation of the FCRA's "Pre-Adverse Action" Notice Provision

Nationwide class action claims against employers under the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act are more common now than ever before. The 9th Circuit recently issued an opinion addressing an important procedural issue in FCRA cases: constitutional standing.

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June 14, 2018

New Arizona Laws Address Data Breaches and Hiring Ex-Offenders

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey recently signed HB 2154 and HB 2311 into law, both taking effect on August 3, 2018.

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April 26, 2018

Washington State Enacts Fair Chance Act

Washington State has joined a number of other jurisdictions, including the Washington cities of Seattle and Spokane, by passing a “ban-the-box” law, known as the Washington Fair Chance Act (HB 1298).

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April 24, 2018

Impending Necessary Ban-the-Box Updates for Criminal Record Inquiries in Massachusetts and San Francisco

Jurisdictions with ban-the-box laws have only been increasing the restrictions on employers—as evident with the recent amendments in Massachusetts and San Francisco.

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April 6, 2018

Criminal Record Screening Policies Continue to Raise Important Compliance Issues

Employers that use criminal record screening policies must continue to be vigilant about compliance with all applicable laws. A recent settlement by one of the nation’s leading retailers reinforces this point.

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April 2, 2018

WPI State of the States: Pay Equity, Sexual Harassment Continue to Drive State Bills

While the surge of state-level legislation introduced in the first quarter of 2018 has waned, some significant labor and employment bills are advancing through their legislative chambers.

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