Pa. Appeals Court Revives USG Worker's Criminal Record Suit

Law360, Philadelphia (September 30, 2013, 5:51 PM EDT) -- The Pennsylvania Superior Court resuscitated a wrongful termination suit against building-material manufacturer USG Corp. on Friday, finding that USG may have violated state law when it fired a woman after informing her it had failed to consider her criminal record when she was hired.

A three-judge panel overturned a trial judge's ruling that USG had not violated a state law governing how criminal records can be used during the hiring process when it fired employee Christeen Smith after allegedly informing her it had failed to take...
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