This legal alert discusses how criminal background checks, when improperly used, may unwittingly make an employer liable for discrimination. It also explains how employers can avoid such claims by following the EEOC’s suggested best practices for employers.
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Sutherland D C Bar Legal Alert on EEOC Criminal Records Guidance