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How Your Old Hiring Process Might Be Putting You at Risk for a Lawsuit

Posted by admin on October 01, 2015

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.

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Topics: hiring compliance, hiring process, Lawsuit, FCRA

LinkedIn Scores First Win in FCRA Class Action Lawsuit

Posted by Bob Mather on April 16, 2015

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.

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Topics: Lawsuit, FCRA, class action lawsuit

It's a Myth: "The Hiring Process Isn't of Concern to the Applicant"

Posted by Bob Mather on April 07, 2015

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.

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Topics: hiring process, interview process, backgroundchecks, Lawsuit

5 Inmates Sue Beer/Wine Companies for One Billion Dollars!

Posted by admin on April 03, 2015

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.

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Topics: Background Checks, criminal record, Inmate, Lawsuit

Background Check Firm Settles After Being Accused of Selling Reports to Debt Collectors

Posted by admin on April 21, 2013

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.

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Topics: HR Compliance, Background Checks, Lawsuit, FCRA

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