Tag Archive: EEOC

EEOC Rule on Wellness and Genetic Information

November 4, 2015 10:55 am Published by

Late last week, the EEOC issued a proposed rule to amend genetic information sharing regulations in order to bring it in-line with increased wellness program incentives approved under ACA.

NSBA President Testifies on Background Checks

June 11, 2014 8:26 am Published by

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.

Efforts to Stop EEOC Background Screening Initiative

August 14, 2013 8:24 am Published by

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.

EEOC Files Suits on Criminal Background Checks

June 26, 2013 10:19 am Published by

he Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed suit against BMW and Dollar General for allegedly maintaining impermissible criminal background screening programs--another piece of the “guidance” released by EEOC which would prohibit much criminal background screening by employers.

NSBA Testifies on Criminal Background Screening

December 19, 2012 8:50 am Published by

NSBA President Todd McCracken recently testified before the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights criticizing the recent, changed enforcement guidance in how employers are allowed to conduct criminal background screening of potential employees.

Traps for the Unwary: Arrest Records & Employment

November 13, 2012 2:03 pm Published by

In our inaugural "Traps for the Unwary," a new series designed to help small-business owners avoid legal pitfalls, we discuss how recent guidance from the EEOC has made hiring decisions based on arrest records alone a likely violation.

Testimony: Background Checks, Diploma Requirements

July 17, 2012 5:43 pm Published by

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.