Hunt & Associates P.C.

Aug 20, 2013

Criminal Background Checks of Prospective Employees

The EEOC is currently attacking employers with policies disqualifying job applicants who have been convicted of crimes.  On June 11, 2013 the EEOC announced that it was initiating litigation in federal court in South Carolina against BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC and had just filed another federal court case in Chicago against Dolgencorp dba Dollar General.  In both cases the EEOC claims that the employer’s use of criminal background checks in the hiring decision is not … Read more