Title VII

BMW Settles with EEOC for $1.6 Million

September 9, 2015 | posted in: Background Check Requirements, EEOC, Title VII | by

In 2013, the EEOC filed suit against BMW for their employment practices, alleging that the automaker illegally fired employees who were found ineligible under the corporate hiring policy. The policy was cited as overly broad, meaning that certain types of crimes were an automatic disqualifier regardless of how long ago the crime occurred or whether […]

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Texas Sues the EEOC

December 9, 2013 | posted in: Criminal Record Policy, EEOC, Title VII | by

Upset with the 2012 arrest and conviction guidance published by the EEOC, Texas sued the EEOC a month ago. Texas claims that federal overreach is violating state sovereignty. Read more at Seyforth & Shaw.

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