Federal Background Screening Contractor Accused of “Dumping” Background Reports

U.S. prosecutors have filed charges against background screening company USIS (U.S. Investigations Services) for allegedly completing background reports without having gone through a quality review process. USIS utilized a computer program to “flush” or “dump” background checks which would label the report as “complete” when in fact no quality review was conducted. This is in […]

EEOC Still Hard at Work Enforcing Guidelines

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is still hard at work investigating employers they feel are violating Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. A recent EEOC letter explains “Excluding people from employment due to criminal records may raise issue under Title VII, especially if it disproportionately harms people of a particular race […]