New York’ s Highest Court Rules for Background Checks

The New York Court of Appeals has issued a favorable decision in Griffin v. Sirva, a case in which CDIA filed an amicus.  The decision was 5-1.   This case presents three certified questions to the New York Court of Appeals from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit relating to the scope and… Continue reading New York’ s Highest Court Rules for Background Checks

CDIA Files Amicus to N.Y. Court of Appeals

February 2016, CDIA filed an amicus brief with the New York Court of Appeals in Griffin v. Sirva, Inc. In short, CDIA urges the Court to agree that the state Human Rights Law applies to “employers” only, and not to third parties, like background check companies.