Follow Up to the EEOC’s Guidance on Criminal Background Checks

Last month the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed suit against BMW and Dollar General for violating Title VII of the Civil Right Act by utilizing criminal background checks that resulted in African American employees either being fired or being disqualified for new positions (see post titled “Dollar General and BMW Latest EEOC Victims”). BMW […]

Dollar General and BMW Latest EEOC Victims

The EEOC has decided to take aim at Dollar General and BMW in their latest attempt to hold companies accountable for violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act as well as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race and national origin as well as retaliation. The […]