The Washington Times recently reported that the D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation, after receiving nearly $1 million a year to provide child care services under the federal Head Start program, failed to meet basic …READ MORE
In case you missed our webinar last month, we have scheduled a second installment of our Employment Verifications webinar. Join us for this free webinar to learn:
* The role of employment verifications and reference checks …READ MORE
University of Miami Accused of Racial Discrimination for Rejecting Job Applicants Based on Employment Credit Checks
A lawsuit filed in Miami federal court on November 22, 2010 alleges that the use of employment credit checks by the University of Miami constitutes discriminatory hiring practices, as defined by Title VII of the …READ MORE
A recent NPR story titled, Job Seekers Find Bias Against The Unemployed, reported a growing concern and feeling among unemployed workers about the hurdles they face when trying to get new jobs in today’s economy.
The …READ MORE
Many law enforcement agencies are combing thorough social networking profiles of applicants to gain a more holistic picture of a candidate’s background.READ MORE
As an employer you are intimately aware of the I-9 Form. But do you understand the complete picture of employment eligibility verification and your responsibilities under the law? The hidden complexities might surprise you.
The …READ MORE
“The throttle for growth for any great company is not the markets, technology, competition or products. It is one thing above all others; the ability to get and keep the right people.”
This quote comes from …READ MORE
Is an Employer’s Use of Background Credit Checks Appropriate?
Under fire from consumers, state legislators, and the EEOC, the background check utilized by employers to judge individuals’ suitability for certain jobs is being challenged.
The use of …READ MORE
A school district wouldn’t think of hiring an employee to work in its schools without first conducting a background check on the individual. In fact, most state have made this practice a statutory requirement making …READ MORE