Archive for June, 2013

New Laws in Colorado, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington Restrict Employer Requests for Social Media Account Access

Monday, June 24th, 2013

Colorado, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington have recently passed laws that restrict employer requests for social media account information. (more…)

OIG Issues Updated Staff Screening Guidelines For OIG Excluded Parties (Medicaid Sanctions) List

Sunday, June 23rd, 2013

The OIG (Office of Inspector General) has published updated staff screening guidelines for the OIG List of Excluded Individuals/Entities (LEIE) commonly referred to as the OIG Excluded Parties List or the Medicaid Sanctions List. (more…)

New Indiana and North Carolina Laws Restrict Employer Inquires Into and Use of Sealed or Expunged Records

Friday, June 21st, 2013

New laws in Indiana and North Carolina change the way employers inquire into and use sealed and expunged criminal records. (more…)

EEOC Sues Two Employers Over Criminal Background Check Policies/Practices

Thursday, June 20th, 2013

The EEOC sued BMW Manufacturing Co. and Dollar General for criminal background check policies and/or practices which the EEOC asserts have disparate impact against African Americans. (more…)

Nevada Is Tenth State To Restrict Use Of Credit Reports By Employers

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Effective October 1,  2013 Nevada joins California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Oregon, Vermont and Washington in restricting an employer’s use of credit reports. (more…)