Social Media - The Double-Edged Sword For Screening Job Applicants

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It’s become second-nature to “Google” people to whom you’ve been introduced or are planning to meet. For many employers, it’s just as easy to engage in the same process with those applying for employment.

When an employer makes the decision to use social media, it creates a potential breeding ground for employment law issues. Depending upon how the information is used, the problematic legal issues may multiply exponentially.

Please see full Bulletin below for more information.

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Topics:  ADA, Background Checks, Discrimination, FCRA, Hiring & Firing, Job Applicants, NLRA, Screening Procedures, Social Media Policy

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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