EEOC Must Disclose Credit Check Info In Kaplan Bias Suit

Law360, New York (April 20, 2012, 2:15 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission must answer more questions from Kaplan Higher Education Corp. about its own credit check requirements for job applicants, an Ohio federal judge ruled Wednesday in the EEOC's case over Kaplan's allegedly discriminatory use of credit histories in hiring.

U.S. District Judge Patricia A. Gaughan granted a motion to compel discovery from Kaplan, and directed the EEOC to produce a designee to testify on how the EEOC assigns risk-level designations to positions, which Kaplan said dictate whether applicants undergo a background...
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