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Colorado Enacts Statewide Ban-The-Box Law For Private Employers
The Colorado Governor has just signed a new law prohibiting employers from inquiring about an applicant's criminal history on an initial employment application.
United States
4 Jun 2019
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Ninth Circuit Weighs In On Calculating The FCRA's Seven-Year Reporting Rule
The Fair Credit Reporting Act ("FCRA") contains an entire section devoted to the time periods for which certain information may be included in a background check report.
United States
17 May 2019
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New Mexico's "Criminal Offender Employment Act" To Prohibit Private Employers From Criminal History Inquiry On Initial Employment Applications
Effective July 1, 2019, a new section of The Criminal Offender Employment Act will prohibit private employers from inquiring about an applicant's arrest or conviction history on an initial employment
United States
6 May 2019
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The Ninth Circuit Demands Simplicity: Background Check Disclosure Forms That Contain State-Law Notices Or Improper Grammar Violate The FCRA
As part of an evolving trend of narrowly interpreting the FCRA's "standalone" disclosure and "clear and conspicuous" disclosure requirements.
United States
5 Feb 2019
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Updated: A New Year Brings New Ban The Box Laws To The United States Virgin Islands And Westchester County, New York
Seyfarth Synopsis: The U.S. Virgin Islands and Westchester County, New York have enacted legislation which brings these jurisdictions into the growing "Ban the Box" trend.
United States
1 Feb 2019
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A New Year Brings New Ban The Box Laws To The United States Virgin Islands And Westchester County, New York
Seyfarth Synopsis: The U.S. Virgin Islands and Westchester County, New York have enacted legislation which brings these jurisdictions into the growing "Ban the Box" trend.
United States
22 Jan 2019
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Stricter Regulations For Consumer Credit Reporting Agencies Compiling Information On New York Consumers
The New York State Department of Financial Services ("DFS") has promulgated stricter regulations for consumer credit reporting agencies ("CCRAs") compiling information on New York consumers.
United States
14 Sep 2018
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Breakfast Briefing: Back To School, Back To Work! Latest Trends And Hot Issues With Hiring And Onboarding Employees
Seyfarth Synopsis: Join us on Thursday, September 13th for breakfast! As parents and children gear up for the inevitable fall return to school ("it's the most wonderful time of the year….")...
United States
12 Sep 2018
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California Supreme Court Upholds Constitutionality Of State Consumer Reporting Statute
eyfarth Synopsis: After several years of litigation, in Connor v. First Student, Inc. the California Supreme Court decided that the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act ("ICRAA")
United States
10 Sep 2018
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FDIC Publishes Final Rule On Modifications To Statement Of Policy For Section 19 Of The Federal Deposit Insurance Act
Seyfarth Synopsis: On August 3, 2018, the FDIC published its final rule on modifications to the Statement of Policy for Section 19 in an attempt to reduce the number of low risk criminal offenses
United States
29 Aug 2018
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Using Credit Histories In Employment Decisions: An Overview Of Divergent State & Local Requirements
Over the past few years, restrictions regarding the use of credit checks by employers on applicants and employees have been passed at various state and municipal levels, and the federal government...
United States
13 Jun 2018
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Michigan Bans Local Ban-The-Box Laws
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder recently signed a bill that will prohibit counties and cities from enacting "ban-the-box" ordinances or other restrictions on the ability of private employers to inquire...
United States
30 Apr 2018
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San Francisco Amends "Fair Chance Ordinance" To Align With Portions Of California's New Statewide Ban-The-Box Law
On April 3, 2018, San Francisco amended its Fair Chance Ordinance to align, in some respects, with California's new ban-the-box law.
United States
9 Apr 2018
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Washington State's New Ban-The-Box Law Completes The West Coast Trend
The Washington Governor has just signed a new law prohibiting employers from inquiring about an applicant's criminal history before the applicant is deemed "otherwise qualified" for the position sought.
United States
15 Mar 2018
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Revisions Planned For The FDIC's Statement Of Policy For Section 19 Of The Federal Deposit Insurance Act
Seyfarth Synopsis: The FDIC is accepting comments until March 9, 2018 on the proposed revisions to the Statement of Policy for Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act...
United States
7 Mar 2018
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Kansas City, Missouri Bans The Box For Private Employers
Seyfarth Synopsis: Kansas City, Missouri becomes the latest jurisdiction to "ban the box" by delaying inquiries into criminal history until an applicant has been deemed qualified -- and has been at least interviewed -- by a prospective employer.
United States
9 Feb 2018
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Spokeo v. Robins: The U.S. Supreme Court Declines An Encore Performance
In deciding to deny certiorari to review Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, No. 17-806 (U.S. 2017), the U.S. Supreme Court has declined to reconsider the standing principles ...
United States
24 Jan 2018
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Spokane City Council Approves "Ban-The-Box" Ordinance For Private Sector Employers
The Spokane City Council recently approved a "ban-the-box" ordinance, which, if it becomes law, will prohibit employers from requesting and considering criminal history until after an interview.
United States
12 Dec 2017
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California Passes State-Wide Ban-The-Box Law
The California Legislature has just created yet another protected class of individuals entitled to sue employers under the Fair Employment and Housing Act.
United States
23 Oct 2017
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Court Holds That Receiving An Updated Background Report May Require A Second Pre-Adverse Action Notice
In the last three years, employers have seen a sharp increase in the number of employment class actions under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).
United States
17 Oct 2017
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