PJC In The News

Old statute put to new use in challenging screening practices

By Sylvia Hsieh, New England In-House

February 13, 2012: There has been an uptick in class actions over employment screening practices that use consumer reports as grounds for making decisions about job applicants or employees.
The weapon of choice for lawyers who represent employees is a statute that has been around for years but is just beginning to be used in the employment context.

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