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Author Archives: Brian D. Carlson

Missteps with background check forms can be costly

A recent decision by a federal appellate court underscores the importance of ensuring that forms used in connection with employer background checks comply with the strict requirements of the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act. In Gilberg v. California Check Cashing ...

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Feds take aim at sexual orientation, gender ID bias (access required)

The federal government is taking aggressive action through various enforcement agencies to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. These efforts affect private employers, public employers and federal contractors. Accordingly, all employers should review their policies and procedures ...

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