Negligent Hiring

Guidance on minimizing the risk of negligent hiring claims in each state and related employment issues on properly screening employees during the hiring process.

Federal Law and Guidance

This section helps HR professionals understand, in general, when an employer can be held responsible for the harm caused by an employee if it knew or should have known in the hiring process that the employee was unfit for the position. This section also offers best practices on conducting due diligence on new hires in order to avoid exposure to negligent hiring claims.

View Federal Law and Guidance