Editor's Choice

All Items: Background Checks

  • Mark Your Calendar: July 1 Compliance Requirements Are on the Way

    Date:
    July 16, 2020

    Numerous legislative changes take effect on or about July 1, affecting minimum wage rates, discrimination, workplace safety, paid leave and more. HR should take note of these legal developments and take appropriate steps to comply.

  • Second Chance Hiring

    There has been an increased push in support of second chance hiring for individuals with a criminal history. XpertHR has a host of resources for employers to consider in evaluating these applicants.

  • Ban the Box

    One of the fastest-moving trends in employment law involves the plethora of "ban the box" laws affecting private employers that have sprouted up in many states and municipalities. These laws make it illegal to include criminal history questions on initial job applications.

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Editor's Choice: Legal considerations for HR concerning employee background checks of job applicants and employees. Support on properly conducting background checks.