Partner Timothy St. George was quoted in an SHRM article titled, “FCRA’s Seven-Year Reporting Window Begins with Charge, Not Dismissal.” The article discusses a recent 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that the measuring period for a criminal charge runs from the date of entry rather than the date of disposition under the Fair
Over a year ago, our colleagues at the Information Intersection blog warned that employers should think twice before using websites such as Spokeo.com, which are aggregators of personal information collected from online sources, including social media. They warned that:
…the information available through some of these sites might be incomplete, inaccurate or dated…The reality is that most online information brokers, in their current versions, are not designed to be used for employment screening purposes. They typically do not meet or even purport to meet the strict rules that apply to pre-employment screening databases.…
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