Background screening is a lucrative industry for providers, but it could be a costly endeavor for companies that don’t know or follow local laws.
Employers face uncertainty over the design of wellness programs in the face of EEOC challenges in 2014 to such programs.Read More
Despite increasing regulations, more companies are performing background checks, and advances in technology have made them more accessible to small and midsize employers
As more employers use staffing agencies, they should pay attention to the possibility that their organization, and not the staffing agency, could be liable for the conduct of a temporary employee.Read More
Use of background information can disproportionately affect people of various racial and ethnic backgrounds, along with gender. This could expose an employer to liability.Read More
Women enjoy the legal right to reasonable breaks for lactation in the workplace. Two different laws grant this right: the Affordable Care Act and Title VII’s sex-discrimination protections.Read More
Policies that require employees to return to work only if they are 100 percent healed may violate the Americans with Disabilities Act.Read More
Religious discrimination claims have been on the rise recently, especially ones involving accommodation requests, legal experts say.Read More