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Barclays Center Settles Suit Over Biased Background Checks

Law360 (September 13, 2018, 7:24 PM EDT) -- The Barclays Center has settled a proposed class action in New York federal court brought by job applicants alleging one of its food service providers used ... read more

Target agrees to $3.7M settlement over job-screening bias claim

Target Corp. has agreed to pay $3.7 million to settle a lawsuit that accused the retailer's criminal background checks of disproportionately keeping ... AccessAbility Career & Education Pathways, The ... read more

A new Seattle housing law forbids landlords from checking tenants’ criminal history — but does it go too far?

They say the act helps chip away at a housing crisis, especially for over-policed minorities ... In one pending lawsuit, a family of a raped and murdered tenant is suing a Chicago property manager for ... read more

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Denver Gets Defensive Over Michael Marshall Jail Death Report

Late last year, the City of Denver agreed to pay $4.65 million and make major changes in its jail policies to settle claims involving Michael Marshall, who died in a Denver detention center circa ... ... read more


NATIONAL Trans textbook, Alaska veto, trans service members, Laverne Cox

Bernal announced his decision six months after the American Civil Liberties Union and San Bernardino County sheriff's department agreed to settle a 2014 lawsuit over LGBTQI inmates ... the Bipartisan ... read more

Mexican man released pending deportation hearing in Washington state

Ramirez has no criminal record and twice passed background checks to ... at the Islamic Center in Fort Collins. The suspect’s father, Michael Giaquinto, told the Coloradan that his son served in Iraq ... read more

BMW Pays $1.6M, Reopens Jobs To Settle EEOC Race Bias Suit

Law360, New York (September 8, 2015, 6:00 PM EDT) -- A settlement between BMW Manufacturing ... ending the agency’s bias suit over BMW’s criminal background checks. The consent decree ends a dispute ... read more

Arrests for minor crimes spur resentment in some Baltimore neighborhoods

"I go through the interview process, but as soon as they check my background, I can't pass it," the West ... In 2010, the city agreed to pay $870,000 to settle the lawsuit but did not acknowledge any ... read more

Offshore trove exposes Trump-Russia links and piggy banks of the wealthiest 1 percent

Glencore said its background checks on Gertler were “extensive and thorough ... This year, Appleby reached a $12.7 million settlement in a lawsuit in Canada in which nurses, firefighters and police ... read more

Paradise Papers: Offshore trove exposes Trump-Russia links and piggy banks of the wealthiest 1 percent

Glencore said its background checks on Gertler were “extensive and thorough ... This year, Appleby reached a $12.7 million settlement in a lawsuit in Canada in which nurses, firefighters and police ... read more

How the careless errors of credit reporting agencies are ruining people’s lives

So relief washed over me when my girlfriend and I found a charming ... He never got his Virginia or Florida licenses, and he’s now locked in a federal lawsuit with TransUnion, Equifax, Experian and ... read more

Minnesota school district settles in anti-gay case

Representing the students were Southern Poverty Law Center ... forward to bring this lawsuit. In doing so, they courageously shared their heartbreaking experiences and they helped bring about this ... read more



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