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Delaware's "Anti-Employment Verification" Law Takes Effect

Posted by Bob Mather on July 07, 2017

Employers with job applicants in the state of Delaware attempting to verify the true work history of a job applicant that includes salary history should be warned. According to Michael L. Stevens of the law firm Arent Fox LLP, EMployers should be keenly aware of these new restrictions.

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Topics: Employment Verification, compensation

FCRA Lawsuit Win for Employers

Posted by Bob Mather on June 15, 2017

Attorneys Michele Haydel Gehrke and Brian K. Morris recently wrote about about a case that may have significant impact on employers. particularly employers facing lawsuits regarding adverse action procedures, FCRA disclosure forms and proper notice of rights paperwork.

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Topics: FCRA, class action lawsuit, FCRA Compliance

Healthcare Management Group Hit with FCRA Background Check Lawsuit

Posted by Bob Mather on June 13, 2017

According to McKnight's long-term care news, an Indiana-based healthcare management group has been hit with a class-action lawsuit after a job applicant claimed she was denied a position at the company based on an allegedly false background check report.

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Topics: Lawsuit, FCRA, Healthcare, FCRA Compliance

Philadelphia Faces Backlash Over Proposed Wage History Law - Will New York Follow Suit?

Posted by Bob Mather on June 06, 2017

Philadelphia is facing backlash over a proposed wage history law. Despite strong opposition, New York opted to sign a similar bill into law. Will New York face similar problems with their bill? Below we break down exactly what the bills cover, what the Philadelphia lawsuit is trying to fight, and what human resource managers can expect in the meantime.

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Topics: Lawsuit, wage

Marijuana at Work: If, When and Who to Test

Posted by Bob Mather on May 05, 2017

With clients who screen for drugs all over the world, Pre-employ.com gets asked about drug testing services frequently. One of the most common areas of discussion surrounds the use of recreational marijuana. Many states have or are in the process of passing recreational or medicinal marijuana laws and we expect this topic to continue to trend. Chelsea Mesa Caitlyn Crisp and Michael Cross of Syfarth Shaw wrote a good blog on this subject that we are sharing below.

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Topics: Drug Testing, Background Checks, marijuana

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