Should Employers Use Arrest and Conviction Records of Job Applicants for Hiring Decisions or Do Criminal Background Checks Discriminate against Ex-Offenders?

Les Rosen employment screening background checksOn July 26, 2011, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Government agency that enforces federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination,held a meeting that examined the use of arrest and conviction records of jobseekers by employers and how criminal background checks could be a discriminatory hiring barrier.

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