Dos & Don’ts of Screening Your Candidates Online

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First, let’s take a look at how many in HR say that they use social media in the hiring process. Take a look at these three key legal concerns. Discrimination : Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and state laws prohibit employers from making hiring decisions based on protected class information — information that could be seen inadvertently on a job applicant’s profile. Talent Management candidate screening compliance discrimination Nick Fishman online screening Social Media

The Prevalence and the Practice of Social Media Screening—The Dos and Don’ts

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Today, Morris, who is president of EmployeeScreenIQ of Cleveland, Ohio, reveals his tips for social media screening. According to EmployeeScreenIQ’s Survey, about 63% of organizations do not; about 30% do the searches internally; and about 7.5% Discrimination.

WIRTW #358 (the “appreciation” edition)

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via The HR Capitalist, Kris Dunn In-House Counsel: Is Transgender Discrimination on Your Radar? — via In House Transgender Discrimination is Illegal — via Cleveland Employment Law Blog Social Media & Workplace Technology Is Big Brother Watching? o your employees feel appreciated?

WIRTW #376 (the “…I’ll only disappoint you…” edition)

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Here’s the rest of what I read this week: Discrimination EEOC: Let Us Imagineer ENDA For You — via Cato Daily Podcast Are ride-hailing businesses Uber and Lyft ADA-compliant? I thought I’d try something different today by bringing you a musician I’ve recently discovered— Courtney Barnett.

WIRTW #355 (the “paraskevidekatriaphobia” edition)

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via employeescreenIQ Blog Does Your Office Have Dating Policies and Guidelines? — via Employer Law Report Labor Relations Trade Groups Take Aim At Quickie Election Rule — via Labor Relations Today Calling the Police Over Handbilling in Front of Workplace Unlawful Because City Previously Designated Area as Public Right of Way — via Matt Austin Labor Law. Paraskevidekatriaphobia is the fear of Friday the 13th. Fragapane Phobia is the fear of celebrating birthdays.

WIRTW #356 (the “rock hall” edition)

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Since Joan Jett is one of this year’s inductees, the Rock Hall has invited my daughter’s School of Rock band for an encore performance of last month’s Joan Jett show — April 11, at 5 pm , on the big stage at the Rock Hall.

WIRTW #350 (the “bad reputation” edition)

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If you love live music and find yourself looking for something to do on January 18 at 3 pm, or January 24 at 1 pm, School of Rock Strongsville will be presenting The Music of Joan Jett, featuring my very own Norah Hyman on guitar and vocals.

WIRTW #349 (the “Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, y’all” edition)

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Here’s what I read this week: Discrimination Santa Sued for Disability Discrimination Due to Reindeer Harassment — via Bolek Besser Glesius, LLC Ebola discrimination in your workplace, what the Department of Justice wants you to know. — Accent Discrimination in the Workplace. — via Fitzpatrick on Employment Law The GOP Effect on the EEOC — via HRE Online Is Retaliation The New Discrimination?? —

The Hot Potatoes Of Social Screening

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Before even knowing the context (and not really caring at first), I cringed and rolled my eyes. This one, though, was really offensive, although I didn’t point that out to my friend who shared it, nor did I comment on it at all. “The vacant laugh. Of true insanity.

WIRTW #348 (the “blackheart” edition)

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And then Norah took the stage with Joan Jett’s Crimson and Clover : If you''re in Cleveland, you can see Norah perform this (and other Joan Jett songs) with her full band on Sunday, January 18 and Saturday, January 24, at the Music Box Supper Club.

Your Job Candidate Has Criminal Record? Don’t Panic.

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In fact, there are five key steps that will help you determine whether or not your candidate should be disqualified and, at the same time, how you can stay compliant with state and federal screening laws. Your focus should be on compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and anti-discrimination laws. Older age at the time of the offense or the time of release.

WIRTW #357 (the “proud papa” edition)

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Here’s the rest of what I read this week: Discrimination Can Your Severance Agreements Withstand an EEOC Challenge? — via The Emplawyerologist Walmart Settles EEOC Age, Disability Discrimination Suit for $150K — via In House Is retaliation such a big deal? — via Evil Skippy at Work Why Workplace Accidents Tend to Happen Late in a Project — via Harvard Business Review Wage & Hour Can the Employer Legally Cut an Employee’s Pay? — My kids go to an amazing school.

WIRTW #362 (the #rockweek2015 edition)

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Our urban renaissance continues at warp speed. At 2:30 pm, School of Rock will perform a set of music by 2015 inductee Joan Jett, featuring (among others) Norah Hyman on guitar and vocals. A video posted by Jon Hyman (@jonhyman) on Jan 24, 2015 at 9:33am PST Here’s the rest of what I read this week: Young v. UPS — via Dan Schwartz’s Connecticut Employment Law Blog Discrimination Tim Cook: “Religious Freedom” laws are pro-discrimination — via TiPb Transgender Discrimination?

WIRTW #347 (the “bad santa” edition)

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Here’s what I read this week (and last week): Discrimination Cancer and the Workplace: Tips for Employers and A Thanksgiving to Remember: When Cancer Strikes — via Dan Schwartz’s Connecticut Employment Law Blog Do you have a “ super” anti-harassment contract with your employees? — A big thank you to NPR’s Yuki Noguchi , who interviewed me for a story on office holiday parties gone badly, which ran on Wednesday’s Morning Edition.