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Your company has job vacancies to fill. You're also thinking about promoting some employees from within the company. You've winnowed down the stack of applications and resumes and want to run background checks through a third party company who is in the business of compiling background information.
Employment background checks also are known as consumer reports. They can include information from a variety of sources, including credit reports and criminal records.
The Chairperson of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), Wilma Liebman, promised that under her leadership, the NLRB would actively reach out to inform employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). Chairperson Leibman has said that the NLRB would especially target younger employees, and suggested that younger employees would have a higher unionization rate if they knew their rights.
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Weighs In On Workforce Classification Under California Law
Every time I review an independent contractor agreement I find myself humming George and Ira Gershwin’s song, It Ain’t Necessarily So from Porgy and Bess. In California, at least, such agreements do not prove that a worker is an independent contractor.
Under the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), an employer has legal responsibilities regarding adverse action notices where a consumer report, in whole or in part results in an employer making a determination that they intend to take an adverse action in regards to employment, such as not hiring a person, or not retaining, not reassigning or not promoting. The required notices must include:
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