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EEOC Creates Additional Hurdles to Use of Criminal Background Checks by Employers

On May 14, 2012 by Schnader

At the end of April, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) released the “Enforcement Guidance on the Consideration¬†of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions.” This Alert provides a comprehensive analysis of the new Enforcement Guidance, offering suggestions on how to restructure criminal background policies and practices to achieve compliance with the EEOC’s new expectations while continuing to protect the interests of the business, its customers and its employees.

Click here to read the full Alert.