Target to Review Screening Policies in Wake of Claims of Bias

In early April 2018, retail giant Target agreed to revisit its…
employment background screening, compliance, immigration, I-9, E-Verify

ICE Raids of 7-Eleven Stores Sparks New Era in Immigration Employment Enforcement

On January 10, 2018, in a dramatic show of force, agents of the…
employment background screening, NAPBS, ban the box, Fair Chance Act, New York

NAPBS and NYCCHR Clash Over Interpretation

“All meanings, we know, depend on the key of interpretation.” -George…
employment background screening, California, ban the box

California Facing New Employment Laws in 2018

There are a number of new employment laws going into effect for…
employment background screening; fair credit reporting act; FCRA; applicant rights; litigation

Seeing Double Has Avis in Trouble

Auto rental company Avis is the latest in a long line of companies…
employment background screening, Uber, Lyft

Massachusetts Rejects More Than 8,000 Uber, Lyft Drivers

Once again, rideshare company Uber is back in the public eye,…
employment background screening, FCRA, lawsuit, Starbucks

Starbucks in Hot Water Over Background Checks?

America’s favorite coffee house may be in hot water over recent…
employment background screening, EEOC, ban the box, guidance

Texas Lawsuit Challenging the EEOC’s Guidance on Criminal Background Checks is Still Alive

In 2012, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued…

Decision: Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins

In its long-awaited decision on Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, the United…