Employment Law Reporter – April 2014

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In This Issue:

Pre-Hire Peril: Avoid Self-Sabotage Through Background Checks:

In a joint publication of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Federal Trade Commission, these federal agencies have issued a Guidance to Employers in which they discussed the common practice of using background checks to select employees. It should be noted that the Guidance does not make reference to state background check laws which may augment federal requirements.

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Topics:  Background Checks, EEOC, FTC, Hiring & Firing

Published In: Civil Rights Updates, Labor & Employment Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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