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Michigan Enacts Ban-The-Box Policy For Public Employees Starting October 1
On October 1, the State of Michigan will join more than 150 cities and counties as well as over 32 states in enacting a ban-the-box policy that prohibits asking job applicants...
United States
1 Oct 2018
California's Regulation Regarding Consideration Of Criminal History In Employment Decisions
The Fair Employment and Housing Council published the final text for the "Consideration of Criminal History in Employment Decisions" regulation on March 27, 2017.
United States
10 Apr 2017
Employers Beware: Ninth Circuit Finds Inclusion Of Liability Waiver In FCRA Background Check Disclosure Form Is A Willful Violation
On January 20, 2017, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision of first impression in Syed v. M-I, LLC, a putative class action...
United States
9 Feb 2017
Spokeo-Based Motion To Dismiss Filed In Pennsylvania Federal Court
In Long v. Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation, the named plaintiffs applied for positions as bus operators with the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority ("SEPTA").
United States
8 Aug 2016
Supreme Court Deems Statistical Evidence Admissible In Class Action
In March, the Supreme Court, in a 6-2 decision, held in Tyson Foods, Inc. v. Bouaphekeo that the district court did not err in certifying and maintaining a class of employees who alleged violations...
United States
4 May 2016
Avoid Becoming The Next Target Of A Class Action Taking Aim At Employers' Background Screening Forms
In light of this risk, employers should take a close look at their forms and background screening processes.
United States
5 Oct 2015
Whole Foods Becomes Most Recent Retailer To Settle FCRA Background Check Lawsuit
On September 15, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida preliminarily approved a Fair Credit Reporting Act background check class action settlement in Speer v. Whole Foods Market Group, Inc.
United States
29 Sep 2015
Chuck E. Cheese Settles Background Check Lawsuit For $1.75 Million
This settlement serves as another reminder of the risks that employers face in conducting background checks on prospective employees.
United States
29 Jul 2015
Class Action FCRA Lawsuit Challenging Whole Foods’ Employment Background Screening Disclosure Form Survives Motion To Dismiss
On March 30, a Florida federal judge refused to dismiss a proposed class action accusing Whole Foods Market Group, Inc. of violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act with its employee background check...
United States
15 Apr 2015
Food Lion Parent Settles $3 Million Background Check Class Action
On March 2, a class of job applicants requested that the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina approve a nearly $3 million settlement they had reached with Delhaize America LLC, Food Lion LLC’s parent company.
United States
15 Apr 2015
Class Action FCRA Lawsuit Challenging Defendant’s Employment Background Screening Disclosure Form Settles For $6.8 Million
In a class action settlement that was recently granted final approval, Publix Super Markets Inc. agreed to pay nearly $6.8 million in a class action lawsuit settlement...
United States
25 Feb 2015
Ninth Circuit Affirms Use Of "Reasonable Assumptions" In Calculating Amount In Controversy Under CAFA
On January 7, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed and remanded the district court’s decision to grant a plaintiff’s motion to remand.
United States
29 Jan 2015
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