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Criminal Background Checks Create Dilemma for Employers

3.15.15

Peter Gillespie was quoted in Business Insurance on March 15, 2015. The article “Criminal Background Checks Create Dilemma for Employers” discussed how employers are struggling to deal with vague U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission guidelines on how they should conduct criminal background checks.

Peter was quoted on improvements the EEOC could make to their existing guidelines, so that employers feel less vulnerable to second-guessing by the agency.

The EEOC also could look for a case where it can make a direct employment discrimination claim based on a criminal background check rather than a disparate impact argument, said Peter.

To read the full article, please visit Business Insurance.

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