Hiring felons

Hiring felons

EEOC guidance suggests that eliminating employment candidates based on criminal records is illegal.

Do you have a blanket policy against hiring applicants with arrest or conviction records? If you do, you could get in trouble with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The EEOC has targeted several large companies — including carriers — for failing to consider the possible discriminatory nature and disparate impact that their hiring policies may have.

The Truckload Carriers Assn. recently held a webinar that shared

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