Content about Background check

June 27, 2014

More than nine-in-10 (93%) retailers who have conducted background screening of job applicants have discovered lies on resumes.

June 11, 2013

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing Dollar General Corp. over its use of criminal background checks to screen out job applicants or fire employees, according to the Associated Press and other media reports.

March 15, 2013

The use of criminal background checks by employers is being closely watched.

Concerns that convictions among African Americans and Hispanics were causing hiring discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunity Council has issued new guidelines regarding employer use of criminal records under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. According to the Pew Center on the States 2010 study, while one in every 87 white men in America have been incarcerated, among Hispanics it is 1-in-36 and blacks it is 1-in-12.

January 20, 2012

PeopleAnswers and Canada-based Town Shoes, which sells under Town Shoes and The Shoe Company, announced a software licensing agreement for the retailer to use the PeopleAnswers’ human-relations solution in its 124 stores across Canada for pre-employment screening and employee selection.

October 5, 2011

A new survey released by the National Retail Federation found that nearly all retailers rely on background checks to keep their customers, and themselves, safe.

August 11, 2011

PeopleAnswers and Crabtree & Evelyn announced on Thursday a software licensing agreement for the retailer to use the PeopleAnswers HR solution for pre-employment screening and selection for hourly employees and store managers in its 72 stores across the United States in preparation for the holiday season.

August 10, 2011

By William F. Hauswirth, president of IntelliCorp

September 30, 2009

Fisher & Phillips law firm released the following tips to avoid potential lawsuits when hiring...

June 30, 2007

Consider this: When shrinkage occurs, the average case value (value of the goods stolen) for...

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