EEOC and FTC Jointly Issue Technical Assistance Docs

In March 2014, the EEOC announced a joint publication with the FTC, of what the EEOC called in its news release two technical assistance documents that explain how the agencies’ respective laws apply to background checks performed for employment purposes.  One document is for employers; the other is for job applicants and employees.  This is the… Continue reading EEOC and FTC Jointly Issue Technical Assistance Docs

Hardie v. NCAA: An Update

Hardie v. NCAA, 13-cv-00346-W-DHB (U.S. Dist. Ct., S.D. Calif.). Summary: This case was brought in February 2013 by Dominic Hardie, a 35-year-old AAU basketball coach from Houston, with a 2001 conviction for possession with intent to distribute less than a gram of cocaine.  The plaintiff alleges discrimination in the NCAA’s policy of excluding all ex-felons… Continue reading Hardie v. NCAA: An Update