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LDF Praises New EEOC Lawsuits Challenging Employers' Unlawful Use of Background Checks

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Wednesday, June 12, 2013

LDF's Director of Economic Justice, ReNika Moore, praises two new lawsuits filed by the EEOC as an important step against workplace discrimination. "People who are trying to work, trying to be productive citizens, are being blocked from jobs" on the basis of old convictions when they pose no more danger than other applicant.  As the EEOC contends employers must tailor their background check policies to ensure they are not unfairly excluding qualified African Americans workers.  

Read more in The Walll Street Journal here.