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Social Security Numbers Hiring & Firing

SSN Mistake Leads To Million Dollar Verdict - How Can You Avoid A Similar Fate?

by Fisher Phillips on

A federal court in California recently ruled that a job applicant’s admission that he used a false Social Security Number (SSN) cannot be the basis for disqualifying him from employment on good moral character grounds. The...more

Is it legal to ask for a social security number on an application?

by Kirton McConkie PC on

Q. Our current job application asks for the applicant’s SSN. Is that legal? I feel it might not be a good idea with all the high-profile news of identity theft. Originally published in the Utah Legal Law Letter....more

New Tennessee Business Related Laws Go Into Effect

by Burr & Forman on

Hundreds of new Tennessee laws went into effect on July 1, 2015. The following is a summary and link to several new laws which can affect Tennessee businesses. SB 1058 – Wrongful discharge for firearms and...more

Is Use of False SSN Dishonest?

by Sherman & Howard L.L.C. on

Can you refuse to hire an authorized worker – even a U.S. citizen – because once upon a time he used a false Social Security number? In Guerrero v. California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation, No. C 13-05671 WHA...more

New York Law Further Limits Use Of Social Security Numbers

On December 12, 2012, amendments to New York’s General Business Law took effect that strengthens protections against the collection and use of employee Social Security numbers. With certain exceptions, the new law prohibits...more

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