Employers’ growing use of social networking sites such as Facebook and MySpace to scrutinize job applicants could lead to charges of employment discrimination and litigation, experts warn.
If your company conducts background checks on applicants in the state of Connecticut, state Substitute Senate Bill No. 1089 Public Act No. 07-243 affects you.
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Helpful advice for banks & other financial institutions that conduct employment verifications
March 18, 2008 – HR in Hospitality Conference & Expo in Las Vegas, NV at the Wynn Hotel.
There are literally thousands of vendors selling all kinds of products under the name “background check” in this fragmented industry, and there are thousands of contradictory messages. How do you determine what messages are valid and what priorities should apply to your business and employees?
This update provides some insight into a court ruling that held that an employer can use a blanket or template applicant release and that an employer could refuse to hire anyone that did not agree to provide authorization to conduct a background check.
While the precise content of the SSN Trace cannot be considered 100% conclusive, no criminal background check should be considered complete without referencing this important tool.