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Oct
1
2018
ASAP

EEOC Continues to Scrutinize Criminal Record Screening Policies

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.

Sep
11
2018
Insight

Third Circuit Holds Individual Plaintiffs Lack Standing for Some Alleged Violations of the FCRA's Pre-Adverse Action Notice Requirement

The Third Circuit has joined the chorus of recent circuit court opinions tackling the question of constitutional standing to sue in federal court under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).

Sep
10
2018
Insight

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.

Sep
5
2018
ASAP

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.

Aug
30
2018
ASAP

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).

Aug
30
2018
Insight

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.

Jul
18
2018
ASAP

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.

Jun
14
2018
ASAP

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.

Apr
26
2018
ASAP

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).

Apr
24
2018
ASAP

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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