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
Substance abuse is a widespread problem that affects society and the workplace alike. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reports the following alarming statistics about substance abuse in the workplace:
77% of illicit drug …READ MORE
The recently announced Philadelphia law, which will go into effect on July 17th, 2011 will “ban the box” on employment applications. The “box” in question is the question commonly found on employment applications that asks …READ MORE
Pre-employment screening is commonly used by employers as a way to predict how well-suited an individual is for a particular role. And while a common belief is that employers would want to know everything they …READ MORE