Archive for August, 2013

Swift Transportation Sued For Failure To Follow FCRA Background Check Disclosure Requirements

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

A proposed class action lawsuit claims that Swift Transportation failed to follow FCRA employment background check notice and disclosure requirements. The suit claims that Swift did not provide the required (more…)

Illinois Updates Social Media Access Law Passed Just A Year Ago

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

Illinois has amended its social media access law to make it clear that the law only applies to “personal accounts” not related to an employer’s business. (more…)

Report: Flaws in FBI Criminal Background Checks for Employment are Routine

Saturday, August 17th, 2013

According to The National Employment Law Project (NELP) report ‘Wanted: Accurate FBI Background Checks for Employment’ — although considered the gold standard of criminal background checks, FBI records routinely fail to report important information (more…)

Federal Court Dismisses EEOC Lawsuit Alleging Discriminatory Background Checks

Saturday, August 17th, 2013

A US District Court Judge in Maryland dismissed an EEOC suit alleging that Freeman, Inc. used discriminatory background checks. (more…)