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February 28, 2018

Employers Prevail in FCRA Class Actions

The FCRA is not a classic employment law, but regulates the procurement and use of background checks by employers. The plaintiffs’ bar has been flooding the courts with class action lawsuits asserting technical violations of the FCRA's requirements.

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February 6, 2018

Kansas City, Missouri, Enacts "Ban-the-Box-Plus" Ordinance

On February 1, 2018, the Kansas City, Missouri, City Council passed restrictions on employers’ inquiries into, and use of, criminal record information.

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February 5, 2018

EEOC's Background Check Guidance Suffers Loss in Texas Federal Court

On February 1, 2018, a federal judge enjoined the EEOC and U.S. Attorney General from enforcing against the State of Texas the EEOC’s 2012 Enforcement Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records.

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January 8, 2018

Ringing in 2018 with New Ban-The-Box Laws

Over the past few years, employers have come to expect new ban-the-box laws, and 2018 is no exception: one state law was amended and one new local law was enacted.

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January 3, 2018

WPI State of the States: A Busy December Signals a Wild 2018 for Employers

Despite the holiday break in most statehouses and city halls, legislators were quite productive in December. More than 40 employment-related bills were introduced or advanced last month, across nearly 20 states and municipalities.

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December 21, 2017

The EEOC Continues to Press Litigation Under Title VII Concerning Employer Criminal Records Checks

An Illinois federal judge has largely denied an employer's attempt to force the EEOC to provide additional evidence in support of its claim that the employer’s background check policy disparately excluded African-American workers from employment.

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November 13, 2017

Ready or Not, Here It Comes! 2018 Brings New Labor & Employment Laws, Primarily at the State Level

On January 1, 2018, and throughout the coming year, employers across the nation will confront a host of new or amended federal, state, and/or local laws.

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October 19, 2017

High Alert for California Employers and Employers Nationwide for the Second Wave of FCRA Class Actions

The flurry of Fair Credit Reporting Act class actions against employers started in or about 2012 and was not limited to California.

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October 16, 2017

With Governor Brown’s Signature, California Employers Face a Gauntlet of New Laws

Governor Brown signed into law a jaw-dropping number of bills that pertain to labor and employment issues.

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October 16, 2017

California Statewide Ban-the-Box Law Signed By Governor

On October 14, 2017, Governor Jerry Brown signed a statewide ban-the-box law, which goes into effect January 1, 2018.

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