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EEOC Threatens Lawsuits for Hiring
´Discrimination´ over Criminal Records

Breitbart´s Big Government, by Kerry Picket

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 2/18/2013 10:12:30 AM

President Barack Obama´s Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced last April that the "Enforcement Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions" would be updated so an employer´s use of an "individual’s criminal history in making employment decisions may, in some instances, violate the prohibition against employment discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964." EEOC spokeswoman Christine Nazer wrote in an e-mail to Breitbart News: The EEOC does not--and cannot--force employers to hire ex-convicts... Our interest in employers making employment decisions based on arrest and conviction records is based on

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This is way beyond disturbing. These agencies are completely out of control. This Marxist behavior will continue as long as 0bama is in office. It´s so upsetting.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: thethirdruffian, 2/18/2013 10:21:30 AM     (No. 9182787)

My company´s lawyer came in my office from a CLE when this was discussed.

It´s absurd.

Basically, they say screening out criminals is discrimnation against blacks.

Sorry, the rate of recidivism is very high among criminals. I will not hire ex-cons. The few times I overlooked this, it bit me in the rear and we got sued for letting a criminal have accesss to other people´s property (negligent hiring).

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Wilko, 2/18/2013 10:23:36 AM     (No. 9182792)

When affirmative action isn´t enough....

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bubby, 2/18/2013 10:29:50 AM     (No. 9182806)

Next up allowing convicted felons on parole and in jail the right to vote - Democrats all. Mark my words. We are becoming a thugocracy. The whole country will end up like inner city Chicago.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: pouncer, 2/18/2013 10:46:30 AM     (No. 9182838)

This is a payoff to them for voting early and voting OFTEN.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Refried, 2/18/2013 10:50:00 AM     (No. 9182846)

We had to know this was coming. When bureaucrats can write any regulation they want and it has the force of the government behind it, then we have lost our freedom.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: mitzi, 2/18/2013 10:53:50 AM     (No. 9182859)

Coming soon to a school near you: convicted child molester now working as elementary school custodian or swimming coach.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: jimK1, 2/18/2013 11:07:51 AM     (No. 9182892)

My uneducated guess is that 90% of the Government alphabets could be eliminated saving billions of dollars and actually helping get the country back on its feet.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: LudicrousSextus, 2/18/2013 11:51:09 AM     (No. 9183013)

Is this really an ´unexpected´ development?

After all - we currently have a president - who if anyone with the brains to pour oatmeal out of a boot had ´examined his history´ - would be absolutely questionable in both the character and ethics departments.

And when Obama whipped out that BOGUS Social Security card? Excuse us - but isn´t that Felony territory?

When government thinks they have the right to DEMAND Americans associate with or hire criminals - then GOVERNMENT BECOMES CRIMINAL.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: miceal, 2/18/2013 11:58:07 AM     (No. 9183033)

Another useless government agency that needs to have its funding removed...sooner rather than later. Wake up Republicans in the House....

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Reply 10 - Posted by: oh-heck, 2/18/2013 12:12:37 PM     (No. 9183070)

Mind you, the people that refuse to allow you to do background checks on teachers and bus drivers are same one insisting that you do them for want to be gun owners.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Dragonslayer2, 2/19/2013 2:09:49 AM     (No. 9184224)

It would.

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