Posts Tagged ‘privacy’

Free Video Tutorials on Employment & Labor Laws

Interested in a quick overview of California labor and employment laws? Break out the popcorn and turn up your speakers. The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing has released several short videos, 90 seconds to 3 minutes in length each, offering short overviews of

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Background Checks — What Are My Rights?

If you’re applying for a job, or want to keep one, you’re going to have to accept that background checks are becoming a part of work life. An estimated 50% of resumes submitted by job applicants contain false or inaccurate information. Bad employees who slip through the hiring process can also create significant legal liability…

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Thou Shalt Not Send Emails from the Office

Does your employer have a policy that employees have no property right in their emails? If they’re like most employers, then the answer is probably yes. Then watch out. In New York, a judge ruled that a hospital’s email policy means a doctor’s emails to his lawyers are not protected by attorney-client privilege. Normally, communications…

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What Does Your Employer Know About You?

Just found this interesting post on the Consumerist. If you’re interested in knowing what employers know about you when you apply for a job, you should take a look at the following links: EMPLOYMENT HISTORY ChoicePoint (866) 312-8075 CHECK WRITING HISTORY ChexSystems (800) 428-9623 Shared Check Authorization Network (800) 262-7771 Fax: (800) 358-4506 TeleCheck (800)…

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