Target to Review Screening Policies in Wake of Claims of Bias

In early April 2018, retail giant Target agreed to revisit its…
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Texas Lawsuit Challenging the EEOC’s Guidance on Criminal Background Checks is Still Alive

In 2012, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued…
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Eric Holder Weighs in on Fingerprinting and Uber

Eric Holder, former United States Attorney General, has taken…
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Levelling the Playing Field for College

Have you ever been charged with or convicted of or pled guilty…
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Big Data is a Big Deal

We live in a time when we are all connected in more ways than…
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Activists Ask the President to “Ban the Box”

In the wake of commuting the sentences of 46 people convicted…
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Coming Back to Reality: Misadventures at the EEOC

On Tuesday, April 21, 2015, a Maryland federal court was asked…
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The Beat Goes On: The Evolution of a Social and Legal Movement

In the world of employment law, the phrase “ban the box”…
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Best Practices in Background Screening, Part IV: Making the Decision

In this installment of the best practices in employment background…