As reported in the Hunton Employment and Labor Perspectives Blog, on November 4, 2013, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott sought injunctive and declaratory relief against the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on the grounds that the agency’s April 2012 Enforcement Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions “purports to preempt the State’s sovereign power to enact and abide by state-law hiring practices.”
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As reported in the Hunton Employment and Labor Perspectives Blog, a federal district court in New Jersey recently ruled that non-public Facebook wall posts are protected under the Stored Communications Act. This blog post outlines the court’s analysis of the relevant SCA provisions and exceptions applicable to the case.
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As reported in the Hunton Employment and Labor Perspectives Blog, an article by Hunton and Williams partners Terry Connor and Kevin White on the EEOC’s April 2012 Guidance recently was published in the Seton Hall University Law Review. The Guidance interprets Title VII to impose disparate impact liability on employers who use criminal background checks in the hiring process.
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