Today’s world of hiring practices can be tricky and easy to mess up. It used to be a standard to ask right away if the applicant had a criminal record, but try and do that today and you could end up in a lawsuit for discrimination.
According to the courthouse news service website LinkedIn has won the first round (and perhaps the last round) in the class-action lawsuit targeting them for Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) violations.
Interviewing for a job is tough, but the hiring process is even tougher. After you sit through what feels like a thousand interviews, the company still needs to go through their standard hiring process before you officially land the job. It’s a stressful time for anyone looking for a new job.
Five inmates in Idaho have filed a lawsuit against several wine and beer companies alleging that the reason they committed the crimes they are in prison for.
Data privacy has become a frontline issue in employment law recently, and one firm that conducts background checks was recently caught in the middle of that debate after it settled to end a class action lawsuit that accused the company of selling employee records to debt collectors.