Monthly Archives: April 2014

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DC Courts closed in honor of Emancipation Day

The DC Courts will be closed on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 in honor of DC Emancipation Day

By |April 16th, 2014|News|0 Comments

EEOC defeated after 6th Circuit Court of Appeals rejects method of credit report employment discrimination

A recent ruling by the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, dismissed claims that an employer did not violate Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act by using credit checks in their hiring practice. The defendant in this case, Kaplan Higher Education, was accused by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) that Kaplan violated Title VII of the U.S. Civil [...]

By |April 14th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Changes to New York OCA Criminal History Report

The New York Office of Court Administration (OCA) recently posted the following information on its website: “Please be advised that effective April 1, 2014, OCA will no longer report a criminal history for any individual whose only conviction was a single misdemeanor more then ten years prior to the date of the request.”

By |April 11th, 2014|News|0 Comments