Tag: criminal history


Ban-The-Box: A Lesson from California

August 24, 2021

Via: HR Hero

California is only one of 34 states that have ban-the-box laws. While this article deals with California-specific interactions between ban-the-box laws and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), it provides a useful lesson for any employer who deals with similar […]

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EEOC Consent Decree Serves to Remind Employers to Reevaluate Screening Practices

April 14, 2020

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Dollar General is the latest employer to settle with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) over its use of criminal history information in the hiring process. The consent decree memorializing the settlement requires the company to pay $6 million to […]

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Whom Are You Hiring? Looking into an Applicant’s Checkered Past

November 13, 2019

Via: HR Hero

For good reason, you probably spend a significant amount of time worrying about legal compliance for the employees on your payroll. But what about those who didn’t get the job? Some applicants might have simply lacked the necessary credentials, but […]