5 Takeaways from the EEOC’s New Guidance on Use of Criminal Records

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has revised its long-standing guidance to employers on how to properly evaluate job applicants’ criminal histories in pre-employment screening. The revised guidelines provide more clarification and detail on the standards that have existed since 1987. They also make recommendations on how employers can avoid EEOC scrutiny when they’re considering job seekers with previous arrests and convictions.

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