Archive for April, 2012

EEOC Issues New Guidance On Use Of Criminal Records In Background Checks

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

According to the EEOC, “The Guidance builds on longstanding court decisions and existing guidance documents that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued over twenty years ago.” (more…)

Requiring Social Media Information For Background Checks Is Usually a Bad Idea

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

“Although it may not be unlawful to seek [social media] information to conduct background checks,… in most situations, it is inadvisable.” says Chris Leh of Littler Mendelson (more…)