Preemployment Screening and Testing: North Dakota
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Authors: Joel Fremstad and Lynn Block, Fremstad Law Firm
- North Dakota employers may be required to conduct background checks for certain positions. See Background Checks.
- North Dakota employers should not ask applicants about arrests or use the existence of a criminal conviction as an absolute bar to employment under all circumstances. Any such policy may constitute unlawful discrimination against minority job applicants. See Arrests and Convictions.
- North Dakota employers acting in good faith may disclose the pay level and wage history of a current or former employee to a prospective employer. See Employment Verification.
- After making a conditional offer of employment, North Dakota employers may require a physical examination and a medical history investigation of prospective employees. See Physical Examinations and Medical History.