Thursday, April 26, 2012

EEOC Issues Guidance on Using Arrest and Conviction Records

It has been a busy week for the EEOC! After holding that transgender discrimination is sex discrimination on Tuesday, they issued guidance regarding employer use of arrest and conviction records yesterday. The EEOC issued this press release, announcing the updated Enforcement Guidance on Employer Use of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The EEOC also issued this Question and Answer document regarding the updated guidance.

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