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EEOC background check suits wake-up call for employers

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s lawsuits against two companies alleging unlawful and discriminatory use of criminal background checks in their hiring policies should serve as a reminder to employers to tread carefully.

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EEOC study cites ‘unconscious bias’ as problem in federal workforce

Unconscious biases and perceptions pose significant obstacles for African-Americans seeking jobs and advancement in the federal sector, according to a new report from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

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