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credit.com is a leading news source for credit issues.  This week, credit.com published an op-ed from CDIA responding to a recent piece on that site by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) disparaging the use of credit for employment purpose.  Employers use credit for background checks because these checks help them manager risks to… Continue reading Untitled

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

Another EEOC Oversight Hearing

The Subcommittee on Workforce Protections of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce announced another oversight hearing of the EEOC.  The September 17 hearing will focus on three EEOC reform bills: H.R. 4959, the EEOC Transparency and Accountability Act; H.R. 5422, the Litigation Oversight Act of 2014; and H.R. 5423, the Certainty in Enforcement Act… Continue reading Another EEOC Oversight Hearing

EEOC Oversight Hearing

On May 22, 2013 the House Education & Workforce Subcommittee on Workforce Protections held a hearing, “Examining the Regulatory and Enforcement Actions of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.”  The committee posted a number of resources on its website, including a hearing webcast; EEOC Chairwoman Jacqueline Berrien’s written testimony with two attachments, the EEOC’s Strategic Enforcement Plan FY 2013-2016 and… Continue reading EEOC Oversight Hearing

EEOC Oversight Hearing

On May 20, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education & the Workforce’s Subcommittee on Workforce Protections held an EEOC oversight hearing.  You can read the press release announcing the hearing and review materials associated with that hearing.  You can also watch the webcast of the hearing.  The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, among others,… Continue reading EEOC Oversight Hearing

Over-Criminalization Task Force of the House Judiciary Committee

On June 26, 2014, the Over-Criminalization Task Force of the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on collateral consequences. There were two witnesses: Rick Jones, Executive Director, Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem for the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (testimony); and Mathias H. Heck, Jr., Prosecuting Attorney, Montgomery County (Ohio.) for the American Bar… Continue reading Over-Criminalization Task Force of the House Judiciary Committee