Macy’s sued for Discriminatory Criminal Background Check Policy

Macy’s is being sued for its discriminatory criminal background screening policy. The lawsuit alleges that Macy’s refuses to hire individuals of color with criminal records, regardless of their severity.  Further, it claims that Macy’s does not give employees a copy of their criminal history report before their termination, a notice of their rights, or a timely notification of their termination.

The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF), Outten & Golden LLP (O&G), Fortunate Society, inc., and Youth Represent (YR)