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Think Twice Before Asking Applicants for Facebook Passwords

Posted in Highlight, Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Legislative Developments, Manager & HR Pro’s Resource Center, Social Media

I told you so. It’s not very often you can say that. It is rarer still to have documented proof.  But back in 2008 — when nobody was focused on Facebook and there were fewer of you reading this — I said this about using Facebook to screen employees: Overall, employers should tread very carefully in… Continue Reading

Quick Hits: Hartford’s Refusal to Use Credit Scores; Use of Criminal Records; DOL’s New iPhone App; Paid Sick Leave

Posted in Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Litigation, Wage & Hour

UPDATED 5.16.11 We’re just one week away from our seminar on employment law. It’s essentially sold out but we’re still taking names for a waiting list. Those signing up will get first priority when we re-run this program in the fall.  We’re also less than two weeks away from the re-launch of the Connecticut Employment… Continue Reading