Category Archives: Criminal Background Checks

For Politicians and Business Leaders, Dusty Yearbooks Hide Ticking Time Bomb

A cascade of yearbook scandals and confessions of disreputable behavior is sending quakes through Virginia political circles and beyond after decades-old yearbooks surfaced with references to racial slurs, images of students in blackface and other behavior unbecoming of those in … Continue reading

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Radio Shack Knew of Monster Risk When Hiring Exec

 A few weeks ago, I wrote about the phenomenon of individual executives being held criminally liable for the acts of their employers. Now, we have a case that opens the possibility of the opposite happening: an executive who is the … Continue reading

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Criminal Background Checks Still a Necessity When Hiring

A recent spate of lawsuits has got me thinking about second chances, and whether and how employers should give them to job seekers. A little background: the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed several lawsuits against employers, claiming that their … Continue reading

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