Monthly Archives: June 2014

“Ban the Box” Laws Gaining Momentum

Recent changes in workplace laws are making it more problematic to ask about criminal history on an employment application.  According to a recent report by the National Employment Law Project about 65 million Americans have a criminal record that could show up on a routine background check.  That amounts to one in four adults.  Employers […]

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Internship Season Is Upon Us: What You Need To Know

For years businesses, small and large, have hired summer interns. Some of those programs have been paid, while many are unpaid. But now unpaid internships are facing increasing scrutiny as lawsuits emerge across the country. An internship program can be hugely beneficial. They are an excellent way to recruit new talent, and provides companies with […]

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