Title VII

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    Agencies offer information on use of background checks. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have copublished two documents explaining how the agencies' respective laws apply to background checks performed for employment purposes. The agencies emphasize that employers need written permission...
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    The 6th Circuit recently found that a general contractor was a "joint employer" of a subcontractor's employees, and it therefore could be held liable for the racial harassment suffered by the subcontractor's employees. Facts Skanska USA Building, Inc., served as the general contractor for construction of a new hospital in Memphis. Skanska...
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    Agencies offer information on use of background checks. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have copublished two documents explaining how the agencies' respective laws apply to background checks performed for employment purposes. The agencies emphasize that employers need written permission...
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    Agencies offer information on use of background checks. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have copublished two documents explaining how the agencies' respective laws apply to background checks performed for employment purposes. The agencies emphasize that employers need written permission...
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    Agencies offer information on use of background checks. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have copublished two documents explaining how the agencies' respective laws apply to background checks performed for employment purposes. The agencies emphasize that employers need written permission...
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    Agencies offer information on use of background checks. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have copublished two documents explaining how the agencies' respective laws apply to background checks performed for employment purposes. The agencies emphasize that employers need written permission...
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    Agencies offer information on use of background checks. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have copublished two documents explaining how the agencies' respective laws apply to background checks performed for employment purposes. The agencies emphasize that employers need written permission...
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    The Delaware Department of Labor's (DDOL) Office of Anti-Discrimination has concluded its analysis of the fiscal year (FY) 2013 filings and has kindly shared them with us. So what do the statistics tell us? Here's the breakdown. Some things to keep in mind The DDOL, the state-level analogue to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC...
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    The national media has stirred up a brouhaha about some employers that have indicated that the unemployed need not apply for vacant positions. Given the controversy, we thought we'd offer both the legal and practical considerations of having such a policy. Legal implications On the surface, an "unemployed need not apply" policy seems...
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    The U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals (whose rulings apply to Arkansas employers) recently held that an employee failed to satisfy all the elements required to prove her claims of sexual discrimination, hostile work environment, constructive discharge, and retaliation. Facts Loretta Rester worked as a graphic designer at the Hot Springs...
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