Sen. Alexander: The EEOC is An Agency on the Wrong Track

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN), the ranking member and incoming chair of Senate HELP, has issued a report,  EEOC: An Agency on the Wrong Track? Litigation Failures, Misfocused Priorities, and Lack of Transparency Raise Concerns about Important Anti-Discrimination.  The report is also accompanied by a press release.  As noted in the press release, the report… Continue reading Sen. Alexander: The EEOC is An Agency on the Wrong Track

New Information from the FTC

The FTC has issued a new web page, Background Checks: Tips for Job Applicants and Employees.  This webpage offers information for consumers links to a new joint publication for employees issued by the FTC and the EEOC and a link to information on what employers need to know.

Expunge Your Record? There’s an App for That

As noted in a recent article in the American Bar Association’s ABA Journal, “Baltimore lawyer Jason Tashea is hoping to make that process just a little easier.  Tashea, along with University of Maryland law student Jon Tippens, created ExpungeMaryland.org, a Web application to help people start to figure out whether their criminal records can be… Continue reading Expunge Your Record? There’s an App for That

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Every week a column, The Ethicist, appears in the  in the Sunday New York Times Magazine.  This column is sort of a “Dear Abby” where writers solicit input on how to resolve ethical questions.  In the most recent edition of the column, Mowing Under the Influence, The Ethicist takes a Green Factors approach to helping… Continue reading Untitled

Ex-Inmates Go From Serving Time to Serving Fine Dining

Here and Now is a syndicated radio program produced by WBUR in Boston.  A segment ran on WAMU, the public radio station serving the DC-area, about “EDWINS, a French restaurant in Cleveland’s Shaker Square, celebrates its one year anniversary this month.”  Bistro Trains Ex-Inmates In the Art Of Fine Dining.  The Here and Now story… Continue reading Ex-Inmates Go From Serving Time to Serving Fine Dining