Today’s job market is not the best it’s ever been. Not even close. With more than 14 million Americans officially unemployed (just over 9% of the population) and almost half of those jobless for …READ MORE
Remember the old Robert Johnson blues song where the protagonist goes down to the crossroads to meet the devil and make a bargain? Well, I went over to NoMa neighborhood of Washington, DC yesterday …READ MORE
When a worker representing your company commits an intentional or unintentionally-harmful act – i.e. data breach, auto accident, assault, theft, etc. – does it really matter if that person is a full time employee or …READ MORE
Coming up on July 26, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will hold a hearing on the use of criminal records for employment screening purposes. The hearing, which will be held in Washington, D.C. is …READ MORE
Joelle Scott wrote an insanely good article on her company’s Corporate Resolutions blog on Forbes.com this week where she looked at the recent Wall Street Journal report of Nasdaq employee Donald Johnson (a so called, …READ MORE
The Chicago Tribune recently reported new legislation approved by the Illinois Senate geared toward increasing safety among workers in group home settings. Known as Paul’s Law, the legislation is named for 42 year-old Paul …READ MORE
Mendoza’s AB 22 Bill Heads to Senate Rules Committee.
California assemblymember Tony Mendoza’s third attempt at legislation targeting pre-employment credit checks, AB 22, is on its way to the Senate Rules Committee in an attempt to …
We’ve written frequently in our blog about the importance of complying with—and understanding—federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) laws for pre-employment screening. Failing to comply puts your company at risk and could cost you—big.
One of …READ MORE