Category: Legislation

Survey Reveals Companies’ Attitudes toward Employee Screening

In a survey conducted by background check company EmployeeScreenIQ, more than 500 employers were asked about their attitudes and actions regarding a wide range of employee screening issues. The survey also revealed thoughts about resume falsification, how hiring managers view the social media profiles of potential candidates, and how they screen contractors as well as
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What You Should Know About Searching a Candidate’s Social Media Profiles

It’s becoming more and more common in human resources to check out a candidate’s social media profiles before making that final hiring decision. When they do so, however, they need to be very mindful of the legalities surrounding the information gathered from social media searches. Thallen Brassel, of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP, says
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WorldatWork Disappointed by SEC Vote on CEO Pay Ratio Regs

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 18, 2013 — Cara Woodson Welch, Vice President, Public Policy, News & Publications at WorldatWork, a global human resources association, issued the following statement in reaction to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission vote today advancing the CEO pay ratio regulations stemming from the Dodd-Frank Act: “Today’s SEC vote advancing the CEO pay ratio
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Don’t Forget the Value of Disability Benefits

July 17, 2013  Scottsdale, AZ  The Council for Disability Awareness (CDA), a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating the American public about the risk and consequences of experiencing an income-interrupting illness or injury, recently released two research reports.  The first report, The 2013 CDA Long Term Disability Claims Review, a proprietary annual review of long-term disability claims among the U.S.
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