Court Orders the EEOC to Produce Internal Hiring Policies Regarding Background Checks

By | EEOC Year-End Countdown | December 10, 2014
Court Orders the EEOC to Produce Internal Hiring Policies Regarding Background Checks

In the closely watched case of EEOC v. BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC, 13-CV-1583 (D.S.C.), which concerns the EEOC’s “Enforcement Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Under Title VII (most recently discussed here, the parties have waged a discovery battle over whether the EEOC should be forced to respond to discovery concerning its own use of criminal background checks and credit histories during the hiring practices. 

Showdown at the Fifth Circuit: Texas Files Opening Appellate Brief in Its Challenge of the EEOC’s Criminal Background Guidance

By | EEOC Year-End Countdown | December 1, 2014
Showdown at the Fifth Circuit: Texas Files Opening Appellate Brief in Its Challenge of the EEOC’s Criminal Background Guidance

Earlier this year, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas dismissed a high profile lawsuit brought by the State of Texas against the EEOC regarding its “Enforcement Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Under Title VII.