EEOC Enforcement Guide to Use of Arrest and Conviction Records

On April 25, 2012, the EEOC issued Enforcement Guidance to Employers on use of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions.   Oregon and Federal law permit employers to do criminal background checks of applicants as part of the hiring process.  Yet, because African Americans and Hispanics are arrested and incarcerated in numbers disproportionate to their representation in… Continue reading EEOC Enforcement Guide to Use of Arrest and Conviction Records