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ACLU targets social media recruiting ads

09/27/2018
Before you sign up for an online advertising program, consider the potential pitfalls—including whether organizations like the American Civil Liberties Union might claim your social media outreach campaign is discriminatory.

40% of applicants say it’s OK to ‘ghost’ employers

09/04/2018
‘Ghosting’ a potential employer you’re no longer interested in is acceptable, according to a new survey from Clutch, a B2B ratings and reviews company.

Poll: Deal-breakers that instantly sink applicants

08/28/2018
A new CareerBuilder survey asked HR pros to name recent applicant flubs that immediately earned Thanks-But-No-Thanks status.

California’s immigration law partly halted, notice provisions remain

08/27/2018
A federal district judge in California has issued a preliminary injunction preventing the state from enforcing certain provisions of Assembly Bill 450, a statute that, among other things, prohibits private employers from cooperating with federal immigration enforcement agencies in the absence of a judicial warrant or a subpoena.

Hiring for attitude: How to identify motivation & grit during interviews

08/27/2018
Somewhere, we learned that if we hire a candidate with the skills we need, the results will be an employee who will do a great job. Wrong!

Fear of ICE raids no excuse for discrimination

08/27/2018
Refusing to hire workers because of a perception that they might be undocumented may backfire badly.

H-1B visa denials have become more common since Trump took office

08/21/2018
H-1B visas are harder to obtain since President Trump took office, according to an analysis of government data by the National Foundation for American Policy, a Washington think tank.

Snapshot: Who knows about ban the box?

08/14/2018
Eleven states and dozens of localities make it unlawful to ask about arrests or convictions on job applications.

Swanson helps end ‘no-poach’ pacts in the fast-food industry

08/08/2018
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson is one of 11 chief state law enforcement officers behind a joint effort to get fast-food companies to do away with “no-poach” agreements that prevent employees from finding better jobs in the industry.

How to comply with laws regulating criminal background checks

08/06/2018
Employers want safe workplaces. Applicants with criminal records want a chance at gainful employment. Balancing those interests requires paying careful attention to laws that regulate inquiries about applicants’ criminal histories or arrest records.