Atlanta has joined the list of jurisdictions banning the use of criminal history in hiring.
A cable company has been ordered to pay the massive award to the family of a Texas woman who was brutally murdered in her home by one of its employees. The award underscores the importance of pre-employment screening.
A new Colorado law will help persons with a criminal history improve their chances of employment by automatically sealing certain arrest and conviction records.
More than half of unemployed men between the ages of 30 and 38 have a criminal history record, a recent study estimates, raising questions about the use of preemployment screening as many employers struggle to recruit and fill job vacancies.
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