KEEPING UP WITH THE EEOC

It has been a busy year for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”). So far in 2012, the EEOC has issued regulations or policy guidance with respect to the “reasonable factors other than age” defense under the Age...

EEOC ISSUES NEW GUIDANCE REGARDING CRIMINAL RECORDS

Employers commonly conduct criminal background checks, and may use such information to disqualify candidates for employment. For example, a pharmaceutical company may think twice before hiring someone it discovers has been recently convicted of a drug-related offense,...
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