The shift in the Congressional balance of power has the potential to change the dynamic on issues related to the workforce.
Tag Archive: background checks
Yesterday, NSBA President Todd McCracken testified before a House Education and Workforce Subcommittee on employers' use of background checks where he urged the EEOC better articulate rules that are comprehensible and don’t conflict with existing state rules.
There have been two recent developments against the EEOC's criminal background policies: a letter critical of the policy from nine state Attorneys General and a ruling against the EEOC from a U.S. District Court.
On July 18, NSBA’s General Counsel David Burton testified before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on the Commission’s Strategic Plan. The testimony argued against prioritizing enforcement actions against businesses with high school diploma requirements or those that conduct and use criminal background checks.