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Men Get Prison, Must Repay $5 Million for Defrauding Staffing Firms

July 31, 2012
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The incidents occurred from October 2002 to February 2005, according to the indictment in the case.
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Does Your Social Media Policy Educate About Being 'Profersonal?'

July 30, 2012
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The takeaway might simply be that employers remind their employees to 'be professional' online, and that businesses will hold employees accountable for what they post that could cast the company in a bad light.
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SEC Names Insider Trading Suspect in Staffing Firm Deal

July 27, 2012
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Ladislav 'Larry' Schvacho made approximately $511,000 in illicit profits using insider information, the Securities and Exchange Commission reported.
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Swapping Shifts and Religious Accommodation

July 26, 2012
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If you are planning on rejecting an employee's request for a shift change as a religious accommodation, you must be able to support the claim of hardship with facts.
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SHRM Survey: Fewer Employers Conducting Credit, Criminal Checks of Job Applicants

July 25, 2012
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The survey also found that an applicant's negative credit information is not a barrier to hiring, with 80 percent of the respondents saying they hired an individual with a poor credit report.
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Randstad to Pay $60,000 in EEOC Suit

May 10, 2012
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The settlement also requires the international staffing firm to modify its anti-discrimination policy and amend its nationwide employment law compliance training
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How Do We Assess the Risks When Using Personality Tools?

May 1, 2012
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Is our financial-services company treading on dangerous ground if we rely too heavily on pre-employment personality tests? How much reliance is too much? —Personality Flaws, finance/insurance/real estate, multinational
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Contingent Workers Settle Suit in California

April 16, 2012
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The court was notified of the settlement last month, but the suit was first filed in July 2011. It sought to represent all contingent employees who worked at both PrO and Juniper in California.
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