The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently issued its Enforcement Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which goes some distance in creating potential liability for discrimination by employers for their carte blanche use of criminal record exclusions.

See our GT AlertArrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions: EEOC Issues Enforcement Guidance and Best Practices — for more information.