How to Use Criminal Records for Employment Purposes
Author: David B. Weisenfeld, XpertHR Legal Editor
With workplace violence and theft being constant concerns for employers, it is especially crucial to be vigilant in screening future employees. As a result, many employers have turned to the use of criminal background checks. But using these checks, not to mention asking job applicants about their arrest and conviction records, can raise a host of dicey issues. So what is a good employer to do?