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February 27, 2015 Interesting news from Supreme Court case over religious accommodation between Ab...
Interesting news from Supreme Court case over religious accommodation between Abercrombie & Fitch and EEOC http://ow.ly/JJ8s6


Who Knew? U.S. Supreme Court Justices Offer Employment Tips re: EEOC v....
www.natlawreview.com
It was Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor who offered the first tip: “So why can’t the employer just simply say, ‘We have a Look Policy that...
February 27, 2015 Kentucky legislature considering expungement law for low level felons. http://ow...
Kentucky legislature considering expungement law for low level felons. http://ow.ly/JHhlR #backgroundchecks


Kentucky House OKs bill allowing low-level felons to have criminal...
www.tribtown.com
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - The Kentucky House has passed a bill that would allow certain low-level felons to ask a judge to have their criminal records...
February 26, 2015 3rd Circuit Court finds in favor of Allstate Insurance over EEOC retaliation law...
3rd Circuit Court finds in favor of Allstate Insurance over EEOC retaliation lawsuit. http://ow.ly/JHd9x


Third Circuit Nixes EEOC Retaliation Suit - Equal Employment Opportunity...
www.natlawreview.com
Last week, in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) v. Allstate Insurance Co., No. 2-01-cv-07402 (3d Cir. Feb. 13, 2015), the Third...
February 26, 2015 Company wellness programs under EEOC scrutiny. http://ow.ly/JHcwr
Company wellness programs under EEOC scrutiny. http://ow.ly/JHcwr


Wellness Programs Under EEOC Attack—What to Do Now | The National Law...
www.natlawreview.com
Improved Employee Health and Reduced Health Care Costs The U.S. Department of Labor has proclaimed that “the Affordable Care Act creates new...
February 24, 2015 VT Legislature considering bill expanding required background checks for school...
VT Legislature considering bill expanding required background checks for school employees. http://ow.ly/JBe33 #backgroundchecks


School Background Check Bill Advances
Claremont — A bill that would provide school officials with more information about a prospective employee’s criminal background could be
Claremont — A bill that would provide school officials with more information about a prospective employee’s criminal background could be
February 24, 2015 Despite 'Ban the Box' gaining momentum in Virginia, some have questions. http:...
Despite 'Ban the Box' gaining momentum in Virginia, some have questions. http://ow.ly/JB2B4 #backgroundchecks


"Ban the box"? Movement gaining ground in our region
hamptonroads.com
For job applicants who must check "Yes" to conviction question, it can feel like the only question that matters to potential employers.
February 20, 2015 City of Daytona, Florida considering measure to 'ban the box' from city job appl...
City of Daytona, Florida considering measure to 'ban the box' from city job applications. http://ow.ly/Jpenk #backgroundchecks


Making a strong case for ‘Ban the Box’
daytonatimes.com
Daytona officials get earful on why question should be banned from applications BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES The Daytona Beach City Commission...
February 20, 2015 Companies need to understand what the EEOC is looking for with systemic discrimi...
Companies need to understand what the EEOC is looking for with systemic discrimination and protect themselves. http://ow.ly/JoeQQ


Everything old is new again: How the EEOC is reinventing itself
www.oregonbusiness.com
News and analysis on Oregon business, agriculture, transportation, finance, government, tourism, real estate and small businesses statewide.
February 19, 2015 Texas home healthcare company loses court case with EEOC for failing to provide...
Texas home healthcare company loses court case with EEOC for failing to provide reasonable accommodation. http://ow.ly/JlApR #ADA


Disabilities: EEOC KO's Texas employer in ADA case
Disabilities: EEOC KO's Texas employer in ADA case - Human resources News on Disabilities (ADA)
Disabilities: EEOC KO's Texas employer in ADA case - Human resources News on Disabilities (ADA)
February 11, 2015 EEOC charges fall for 4th straight year. http://ow.ly/IU4oE
EEOC charges fall for 4th straight year. http://ow.ly/IU4oE


EEOC charges fall for fourth straight year — Business Management Daily:...
www.businessmanagementdaily.com
The EEOC received 88,778 charges in fiscal year 2014, marking the fourth straight year of declines after a record-setting 99,922 charges were filed...
February 10, 2015 GA State Legislature considering bill mandating background checks for drivers in...
GA State Legislature considering bill mandating background checks for drivers in ride sharing programs like Uber. http://ow.ly/ILHU2


Bill require background checks for Uber drivers
www.ajc.com
A bill to be filed in the state House next week will require drivers fore Uber and other services to pass a state background check.
February 9, 2015 MA lawmaker pushing for criminal background checks for HS sports referees. http:...
MA lawmaker pushing for criminal background checks for HS sports referees. http://ow.ly/ILu3m #backgroundchecks


Lawmaker pushes for background checks on refs - The Boston Globe
www.bostonglobe.com
Sports referees who officiate games in Massachusetts high schools would be subject to criminal background checks under proposed legislation on...
February 9, 2015 The ongoing battle between the EEOC and company wellness programs. http://ow.ly/...
The ongoing battle between the EEOC and company wellness programs. http://ow.ly/ILtwj


EEOC's Strange War Against ObamaCare And Employer Wellness Plans
www.forbes.com
The EEOC seems determined to challenge provisions in the Affordable Care Act and the Americans With Disabilities Act allowing employers to offer...
February 5, 2015 Discrimination claims fall to lowest level in 7 years according to EEOC. http:/...
Discrimination claims fall to lowest level in 7 years according to EEOC. http://ow.ly/IzfOv


Discrimination Claims Fall to Lowest Level in 7 Years, EEOC Says
www.wsj.com
Workplace discrimination claims filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in fiscal 2014 fell to their lowest level in seven years, in...
February 4, 2015 IntelliCorp named as top background screening provider by HRO Today. http://ow...
IntelliCorp named as top background screening provider by HRO Today. http://ow.ly/ItUOD #BackgroundScreening #HROBakersDozen


IntelliCorp named to HRO Today Magazine’s 2014 Baker’s Dozen List of Top...
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IntelliCorp is ranked #5 overall on the 2014 Baker’s Dozen list published by HRO Today magazine. This is the 6th appearance for IntelliCorp on this...
February 3, 2015 Texas lawmakers want to expand use of E-Verify system in Texas. http://ow.ly/IqS...
Texas lawmakers want to expand use of E-Verify system in Texas. http://ow.ly/IqSY3 #backgroundchecks


Lawmakers Want to Expand Worker Screening
www.myhighplains.com
Just before leaving office, Rick Perry ordered state agencies to start using E-Verify, the federal employment verification system, to make sure job...
January 30, 2015 Employers asking EEOC for clarification on what constitutes a "voluntary" wellne...
Employers asking EEOC for clarification on what constitutes a "voluntary" wellness program. http://ow.ly/Idetw


Murray: EEOC regs on wellness programs coming soon
thehill.com
Employers want the commission to define a "voluntary" wellness program.
January 28, 2015 New expungement law in Minnesota has gone into effect . http://ow.ly/I6NK0
New expungement law in Minnesota has gone into effect . http://ow.ly/I6NK0


New Minnesota law makes it easier to expunge criminal records
www.startribune.com
The third time a company offered her a job, then rescinded it, Katie Tourand lost all hope
January 28, 2015 Tallahassee city commissioners set to consider 'ban the box' initiative for all...
Tallahassee city commissioners set to consider 'ban the box' initiative for all city hiring. http://ow.ly/I6MtT #backgroundchecks


City set to hear more on ban the box directive
www.tallahassee.com
City set to hear more on ban the box directive
January 28, 2015 Colorado Legislature considering bill that would mandate background checks for a...
Colorado Legislature considering bill that would mandate background checks for anyone working in youth sports. http://ow.ly/I6JSy


Colorado mulls background checks for youth sports leagues
www.denverpost.com
DENVER (AP) — Colorado is considering becoming the first state to require background checks for people who work for youth sports organizations.
January 27, 2015 Ruby Tuesday target of sex discrimination lawsuit by EEOC. http://ow.ly/I2MHj
Ruby Tuesday target of sex discrimination lawsuit by EEOC. http://ow.ly/I2MHj


EEOC sues Ruby Tuesday on behalf of male employees
nrn.com
Suit claims operator discriminated when hiring for temporary assignments
January 23, 2015 Virginia considering a bill mandating background checks for nursing license appl...
Virginia considering a bill mandating background checks for nursing license applicants. http://ow.ly/HQsIN


Background checks for prospective nurses move forward
www.newsleader.com
Va. senate bill proposes criminal background checks for nursing license applicants
January 23, 2015 Warren, Ohio moves toward instituting 'Ban the Box' ordinance. http://ow.ly/HQsf...
Warren, Ohio moves toward instituting 'Ban the Box' ordinance. http://ow.ly/HQsfx #BackgroundChecks


City of Warren supports ban the box initiative
www.wfmj.com
Applause from many citizens attending Wednesday night's city council meeting in Warren after a unanimous vote in favor of a resolution that...
January 23, 2015 Want to work with children in PA? A background check is required. #background...
Want to work with children in PA? A background check is required. #backgroundchecks http://ow.ly/HQlOW


Want to work with kids in Pennsylvania? Background checks required
www.sharonherald.com
HARRISBURG – If you want to help kids in Pennsylvania, you may need to get out your checkbook.
January 20, 2015 What FCRA violation is tripping up some companies? Find out here. http://ow.ly/H...
What FCRA violation is tripping up some companies? Find out here. http://ow.ly/HERvm #backgroundchecks


Why Whole Foods, Dollar General, and Panera have all been sued over a...
fortune.com
Employers are getting tripped up by a little-known law related to background checks, and it's costing some of them serious time and money.
January 16, 2015 EEOC to convene workplace harassment task force to identify ways to prevent & re...
EEOC to convene workplace harassment task force to identify ways to prevent & remedy workplace harassment. http://ow.ly/Hsnxh


EEOC workplace harassment task force to include employers, worker advocates
www.businessinsurance.com
Risk management in theory and practice, including evolving risk strategies, risk financing, the risk management profession, risk analytics and core...
January 16, 2015 Interesting story considering current EEOC activity concerning wellness programs...
Interesting story considering current EEOC activity concerning wellness programs. http://ow.ly/HsjVV


County Employees' Biometric Screenings Now Mandatory
www.greenevillesun.com
Greene County's Insurance Committee members decided in a unanimous vote Wednesday to tack $50 extra to health insurance premiums for any county...
January 15, 2015 Apparently some Minnesota employers struggling with new 'Ban the Box' law. http:...
Apparently some Minnesota employers struggling with new 'Ban the Box' law. http://ow.ly/Ho7S4 #BackgroundChecks


‘Ban the Box’ still a struggle for some Minnesota employers — Business...
www.businessmanagementdaily.com
Starting Jan. 1, Minnesota em­­ployers’ job applications could no longer ask candidates about past criminal convictions. But some employers,...
January 15, 2015 EEOC Challenging Some Company Wellness Programs. http://ow.ly/Ho5YC
EEOC Challenging Some Company Wellness Programs. http://ow.ly/Ho5YC


EEOC Challenges Some Wellness Programs | Managed Care Magazine Online
www.managedcaremag.com
When the federal court in Minneapolis denied the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s request to block Honeywell’s employee wellness program...
January 8, 2015 Publix agrees to pay $6.8M settlement over FCRA violations. #FCRA disclosure mu...
Publix agrees to pay $6.8M settlement over FCRA violations. #FCRA disclosure must be in a stand-alone document. http://ow.ly/GZSL2


Publix to Pay $6.8 Million for Alleged FCRA Violations | JD Supra
www.jdsupra.com
Publix Super Markets Inc. has agreed to pay $6.8 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over the supermarket chain’s background check procedures....

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