Skeletons in the Closet? – Legal Developments in Screening Applicants and Employees

Source: Linda B. Dwoskin, Melissa Bergman Squire, and Jane Patullo, Employee Relations Law Journal, Vol. 39 no. 4, Spring 2014
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This article explores legal developments about which employers must be aware in successfully screening their applicants while minimizing risk. It concludes with a discussion of best practices to help employers navigate the process of vetting prospective employees. When done properly, the screening process will afford an employer a talented, qualified team of employees who are a good fit for the organization.