Consider these eye-opening facts when talking to employers about their background screening efforts and the role of background screening in their hiring processes.READ MORE
New rules and regulations are surfacing that make it more important than ever to understand your rights and responsibilities as an employer when it comes to fairness and compliance in the hiring process.READ MORE
Learn how to better navigate the competing pressures of insurance requirements and the desire to reduce the risk of discrimination under employment law.READ MORE
Make no mistake about it: employment law aims to get employers to hire ex-offenders. At the Federal level, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) combine for a one-two punch that targets the outcomes of hiring as well as the hiring process itself.READ MORE
Organizations are determined to hire the right people--those who have the right skills, fit with the organizational culture, and bring a willing attitude to the job.
Locating, researching, and interviewing job candidates is time consuming and …READ MORE
“Innocent until proven guilty” is the cornerstone of our criminal justice system. Our courts have spent a lot of time defining what constitutes proof, but the basic point is clear.
The same principle applies to the …READ MORE
Despite how some may make it sound, spreading Ban the Box laws do not prohibit employers from using criminal background checks. Instead, the laws are designed to keep the question, “Have you been convicted of …READ MORE