As businesses have suffered and shuttered over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, countless contractual obligations have gone by the wayside. In ensuing litigation, many businesses have sought to escape or limit their liability for contractual non-performance, citing various considerations ...Read More »
A recent decision by a federal appellate court underscores the importance of ensuring that forms used in connection with employer background checks comply with the strict requirements of the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act. In Gilberg v. California Check Cashing ...Read More »
The federal government is taking aggressive action through various enforcement agencies to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. These efforts affect private employers, public employers and federal contractors. Accordingly, all employers should review their policies and procedures ...Read More »
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently issued a formal “enforcement guidance” addressing the applicability of the chief federal employment discrimination statute, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, to the use of criminal conviction and arrest records ...
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