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The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act

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The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights (“USERRA”), 38 U.S.C. §4301 et seq., sets forth the rights and obligations of employees and employers with respect to military service leave. The Department of Defense has also promulgated regulations interpreting and implementing the statutory obligations of the parties. See 32 C.F.R. §104 et seq. The Federal Office of Personnel Management has issued a separate body of regulations governing the USERRA rights and obligations of federal employees.See 5 C.F.R. Part 353 et seq.

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EEOC strengthens discrimination protections for ex-offenders

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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued a new Enforcement Guidance on the use of criminal history information in making hiring and other employment decisions. This Guidance furthers the EEOC’s strategic focus on eradicating systemic race discrimination, as discussed in earlier blog posts (4/25/12 and 1/27/12). Because persons of color are arrested and convicted at disproportionate rates, excluding individuals from employment based on a criminal record can be unlawful race discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. To be lawful under Title VII, an employment exclusion must be based on proven criminal conduct and must be job-related and consistent with business necessity. In light of the Guidance, employers should take the following steps to ensure that their criminal history screening policies and practices are not discriminatory:

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Online I-9 Verifications Now Available

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You now have the ability to order I-9 verification as an additional service.

I-9 Verification now available

 
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