The Dilemma of Criminal Background Screening

Source: Rita Zeidner, HR Magazine, Vol. 59 No. 6, June 2014
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Deciding if and when to check a job seeker’s criminal history is a thorny legal and ethical issue… Recent federal guidance and “ban-the-box” laws add a new wrinkle to hiring decisions involving people with criminal histories. …
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