Topic: workplace discrimination

JD Supra Corporate Brief: Caution on Boards, Fracking in Europe, EEOC in Court, Energy in California

Let the JD Supra Corporate Brief turn your Monday into “Funday:” In the face of market volatility and economic pressures, who can blame boards of directors for being cautious? (Cadwalader) The future of fracking in Europe is uncertain… (BakerHostetler) The shutdown is over – now what? (Mintz Levin) The gig is up for investment advisers… Read more »

EEOC Getting Pushback on Its Criminal Background Checks Policy. Can We or Can’t We?

For more than a year, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has pushed employers to stop using background checks – which the agency says unfairly discriminate against minorities – to screen job candidates. Now judges and state officials have begun to push back. Here’s a roundup of recent updates on challenges to the EEOC’s policy against… Read more »

JD Supra Corporate Brief: Counterfeit Electronic Parts, Japanese Automobile Duties, Board Member Misconduct, Employer Patent Rights

Taking the A Train into the office? Take the JD Supra Corporate Brief with you: How to lead a corporation in crisis? Go light on the consensus building and democratic decision-making… (Bloomberg Law) Is your anti-corruption compliance program as good as Ralph Lauren’s? (Polsinelli) Counterfeit electronic parts in the supply chain are a problem for… Read more »

[Video] Corporate Law Report: News to Use… Now

Welcome to our latest Corporate Law Report. You know what to do: Watch the video overview above and, for any topics that interest you, go deeper with the legal analysis and commentary below>> 1. Need-to-know – in the workplace: Employers Should Use Revised FCRA Disclosure for Employees and Job Applicants – Sutherland Asbill & Brennan… Read more »

3 Take-Aways from the EEOC’s Strategic Enforcement Plan

“For those who believe the SEP inappropriately elevates enforcement over education or improperly reinforces an ‘integrated’ system of enforcement, I have only this to say: read the statute…” [Chai R. Feldblum is one of the Commissioners of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), a five-person Commission charged with enforcing employment anti-discrimination laws in the United… Read more »