In an effort to give second chances to people that have a criminal history, the New York City Council passed a bill that delays when private sector employers can ask job applicants about their criminal history. Basically this means that employers must
Ever since 9-11, the days of terror activity being confined to traditional hard targets like government buildings, mass transit and sites of political or cultural significance is over. In light of recent events, it is increasingly important to be more prepared
If your company is currently doing background checks during the hiring process, good for you! In today’s workplace environment, making sure you hire safer is important for protecting your business, your employees and your clients.
You’re already performing drug tests on your applicants, and that’s a great step for better hires. But how can you be sure that your testing is accurate? Here are a few tips to strengthen your drug screening program.
With the United States having 25% of the world’s prison population, there is an ongoing effort to ease overcrowding, reduce strain on the budget, and eliminate over-punishing for non-violent crimes. To start this process, about 6,000 inmates will be released at the end of October 2015.
If your company’s HR department uses criminal history reports to implement Best Practices when making hiring decisions, you could be at risk if you aren’t keeping up with compliance laws. And, you could be missing out on qualified candidates by prematurely screening out people that could make great employees.
Employers need to review their I-9 verification policies to be sure they are in line with current law. Remember, having the policy in place is not enough; all HR people in your company need to understand the policy and follow it consistently with all applicants.
Today’s workplace environment dictates a much more comprehensive approach. When you consider the potential loss from theft, violence, litigation, and the affects on your productivity, professional background screening is a must-have bargain that pays for itself many times over.
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