Texas Suing Feds Over Hiring Convicted Felons

In April 2012, the commissioners of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission voted 4-1 to establish a new set of enforcement guidelines for employers and their use of arrest or criminal records.  The EEOC guidelines specify that employers are not to use a person’s criminal record as a reason to not hire, not promote or to be discharged.  Anyone believing that they have been discriminated against because of their criminal background is to contact the EEOC who states that they will bring down Read more […]