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Using arrest and conviction records to disqualify applicants from consideration for employment − beware

by CHRISTINA HARRIS SCHWINNGuest columnist On April 26, 2012, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued its updated Enforcement Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e et