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Using Arrest Records In Hiring
1,203 wordsThe Supreme Court's 1966 Miranda ruling providing for the right to remain silent is now a well-known phrase thanks to American mass media and, especially, popular television police dramas. However, not nearly as well known is, that for better or worse, this right can also be extended to the workplace. The topic of this paper is to examine the legality and issues involved with regard to questioning applicants during the hiring process about their arrest and conviction records. Discrimination occu...
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Criminal Acts Disparate Impact
2,716 words... be proven for a PEO/company / employer to be liable for negligent hiring. First, there must be an employment relationship between the client and the employee that existed at the time of the injury to the third party or parties. West Virginia is one of the states that extends liability not only for the negligent hiring of an employee, but also for the negligent hiring of independent contractors. (7) The second element that must be proven is that the wrongful act of the employee was reasonably...
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Undue Hardship Reasonable Accommodation
4,186 wordsTHE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Barriers to employment, transportation, public accommodations, public services, and telecommunications have imposed staggering economic and social costs on American society and have undermined our well-intentioned efforts to educate, rehabilitate, and employ individuals with disabilities. By breaking down these barriers, the Americans with Disabilities Act will enable society to benefit from the skills and talents of individuals with disa...
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Thin Layer Gas Chromatography
547 wordsDRUG TESTING Drug tests are a chemical analysis used to detect the presence of drugs in a small sample of urine or sometimes in blood. There are six types of drug testing: Pre-employment, Random, For-cause, Periodically Announced, Post-accident, and Rehabilitation. Pre-employment is testing that is done in a work place after you begin working and they only get to keep working if they pass the drug test. Random drug testing is testing without the person knowing on an advanced notice. For-cause te...
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Irwin Mcgraw Hill Drug Testing
1,954 wordsEmployee Privacy Concerning Drug Testing In The Employee Privacy Concerning Drug Testing In The Workplace Employee Privacy Concerning Drug Testing in the Workplace December 13, 2000 Labor and Employment Law MGT 424 Fall 2000 Employee Privacy Concerning Drug Testing in the Workplace A. Court Cases Affecting Privacy of Employees and Drug Testing in the Workplace 1. Supreme Court cases affirming drug testing a. Skinner v. Railway Labor Executives Association 109 S. Ct 1402 (1989) b. National Treasu...
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Employee Theft Pre Employment
2,220 wordsINTRODUCTION The reduction of employee theft can be achieved by understanding the causes and implementing theft deterrent programs. Employee theft and pilfering have existed since the beginning of business. The exact amount it costs businesses is unknown, but estimates suggest it costs billions. Whether the theft amounts to small items such as paper clips and pencils or large items like a television or fur coat, it all comes out of the bottom line. Lost profits can lead a business to bankruptcy ...
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Employee Theft Prevention Program
1,971 wordsI. Overview II. Employee Theft OUTLINE I. Overview II. Myths 038; Misconceptions III. Facts 038; Reality IV. Why Employees Steal V. Signs of Theft VI. Preventing Losses VII. Loss Prevention Programs VIII. Summary Overview Employee theft is clearly one of the most costly, misunderstood and underestimated business problems facing todays management. Studies conducted by the Department of Commerce, American Management Association, Joint Economic Committee of Congress, Universities and trade as...
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Civil Liberties Union American Civil Liberties
2,423 wordsIntroduction Companies are intruding more deeply into the lives of employees, and even though corporate intentions may be benign, the risk of backlash is growing. Lee Smith (1) With the rise of advanced technology, there arose the threat of surveillance and privacy invasion in the workplace. An employee, by the very nature of the employment relationship, must be subject to some level of monitoring by the employer. However, this monitoring has its limits. Rights of privacy primarily are related t...
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Los Angeles Times U S Department
2,785 wordsPolice brutality has been a long lasting problem in the United States since at least 1903 when police Captain Williams of the New York Police Department coined the phrase, ? There is more law at the end of a policeman? s nightstick than in a decision of the Supreme Court. ? In the 1920? s the Wichersham Commission had a number of instances of police brutality. Many of these included the use of the? third degree? (beating to obtain a confession). This is a very effective way to get a confession o...
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Lie Detector Homo Sapiens
2,973 wordsHomo Sapiens have Polygraphs Introduction Homo Sapiens have yearned for a reliable and consistently correct way of finding out if one is telling the truth since ancient times. ? Early societies used torture. Statements made by a person on the rack were considered especially believable. ? (Jussim, pg. 65) There was also trial by ordeal, which was based on superstition. For instance, if there were two suspects for one crime, it was thought that the innocent would be stronger in combat and thus van...
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