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SUPREME COURT TELLS DEPARTMENT OF LABOR NOT TO MESS WITH FEDERAL LAW

6-Jul-2021

In a long running story, about fifty years long, the DOL found out the hard way that it did no turn the government. Congress did.

In 1966 Congress passed a law to the effect that automobile salesmen and…

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RELYING ON CRIMINAL DATABASE RECORDS IS A DANGEROUS MOVE

6-Jul-2021

There is a strong push among the uninformed to include criminal databases in the background checks. The argument goes that using federal and state database is a quick, easy and effective way to find out about a potential employees background, and should…

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EVIDENCE OF INTELLIGENCE FOUND IN VERMONT

6-Jul-2021

A new law passed in the State of Vermont displays a mistaken belief in the usual fallacies that gave rise to the ban the box campaign in the first place, but at the same time demonstrates a level of intelligence in how it…

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IF YOU WANT WORKERS, SEE WHAT THEY GO THROUGH

6-Jul-2021

A number of sources insist that the job market has become employee focused, with companies looking to hire, and candidates choosing to their pleasure.

Experience on the ground shows otherwise, but that is neither here nor there.

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NAPBS ACTS TO PROTECT BACKGROUND SCREENERS FROM GOVERNMENT POLICIES

6-Jul-2021

Last month the government, in the form of Missouri Senator Clair Mc Caskill decided to go after companies that seek to keep other companies safe. Specifically, professional background screeners.

According to Sen. Mc Caskill, the purpose…

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CONNECTICUT SIGNS BAN THE BOX INTO LEGISLATION

6-Jul-2021

In a move that further cements Connecticut’s reputation for clueless idealism, Governor Dan Malloy has signed the infamous ‘ban the box’ legislation, which outlaws trying to find out whether or not your potential employee is crazy or has criminal tendencies.

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