Takin’ Care of Business (on Half Time Schedule)

By: Joe Hunt An employee was unable to return to work full time because she was experiencing postpartum depression. She worked half time instead and, according to the employee, she was still able to do everything that was required of her position as a Human Resources Generalist. When the employee requested to extend her half […]

Court Cancels EEOC’s Credit Check Case

By John Alan Doran The EEOC’s assertion that new-hire credit checks can give rise to disparate impact claims took yet another much-deserved hit yesterday. Noting that “the EEOC sued the defendants for using the same type of background check that the EEOC itself uses,” the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals put an end to an […]