The Equal Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC) conducted a hearing on July 26, 2011 to examine the use of criminal background checks in hiring. It was an open hearing and representatives of the American Camp Association (ACA) attended. The Commission heard testimony both in support of and in opposition to employers using criminal background checks in their hiring and screening processes. Below are the relevant links and ACA's response.
- EEOC Hearing on 7/26/11: EEOC to Examine Arrest and Conviction Records as a Hiring Barrier 
- EEOC Press Release: Striking the Balance Between Workplace Fairness and Workplace Safety 
American Camp Association Response and Resources