Labor and Employment: Know the Law - Background Checks Continue to Trip Up Employers

April 30, 2014

HR Specialist, New York Employment Law, May 2014

Background checks can be useful tools to uncover misconduct or dishonest behavior at  previous jobs or outside of work, and to determine whether an applicant possesses the positive traits desired in an employee.

They can also be useful to avoid later claims of negligent hiring if things go wrong with a new hire.

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