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Hiring Legally

A Guide for Employees and Employers, 1st Edition

By Kurt H. Decker

Routledge

217 pages

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Description

The principles, procedures, and policies applicable to hiring are reviewed by this book to assist in minimizing litigation risks for employers and acquainting employees with these employer procedures to protect their disclosures of non-job-related information. Areas covered include the hiring process, pre-employment screening fundamentals, data verification, and federal and state statutes affecting the hiring process.

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1 - The Hiring Process

GENERAL HIRING CONSIDERATIONS

SPECIAL HIRING CONSIDERATIONS

RECRUITING SOURCES

HIRING AND DEALING WITH DISABLED EMPLOYEES

Meeting and Evaluating Candidates

Deciding What the Job Is

Accommodating Employees with Disabilities

Obtaining Supervisor Support

Intergrating Employees with Disabilities

Career Accessibility

MINIMIZING LITIGATION RISKS DURING THE HIRING PROCESS

CHECKLIST BEFORE EMPLOYMENT

HIRING POLICIES

CHAPTER 2 - Pre-Employment Screening Fundamentals

ADVERTISEMENTS

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Advertisement Forms

APPLICATIONS

Advantages

Preparation

Inquiries that Should Be Avoided

Application Forms

Application: Affirmative Action Information

Application Employment Contract Disclaimer Forms

Application Information Release Form

INTERVIEWS

Interview Process

Minimizing Litigation Risks During Interviews

Interview Methods

Interview Evaluation

Interview Policies

CHAPTER 3 - Data Verification

ARREST RECORDS

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Sample Policies

CREDIT CHECKS

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Sample Policies

Credit Check Consent Form

CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS

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Sample Policies

FINGERPRINTS

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Sample Policies

IMMIGRATION

Guidelines for Completing the Employment Eligibility Verification Form (Form I-9)

Persons for Whom Form I-9 Must Be Completed

Temporary United States Visas Suitable for Employment

Counterfeit Document Detection

Sample Policies

PHOTOGRAPHS

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Sample Policies

Photograph Consent Form

PHYSICAL EXAMINATIONS

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Sample Policies

REFERENCE CHECKS

General Consideration

Reference Check Methods

Providing References

Reference Checking Cautions

Sample Policies

Information Release Form

Telephone Reference Check

SKILL TESTING

Skill Testing Effectiveness and Propriety

Skill Testing Use Determinations

Drafting

Sample Policies

CHAPTER 4 - Federal and State Statutes Affecting The Hiring Process

MAJOR FEDERAL STATUTORY PROVISION

Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA)

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII)

Equal Pay Act

National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)

STATE STATUTES

Fair Employment Practice (FEP) Statutes

Labor Relations Statutes

APPENDIX A

Pre-Employment Disability-Related and Medical Examination Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (EEOC) Guidance

APPENDIX B

Equal Employment Opportunities Commission's (EEOC's) Enforcement Guidance: Reasonable Accommodation and Undue Hardship Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) (March 1, 1999)

APPENDIX C

Equal Employment Opportunities Commission's (EEOC's) Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures: A Summary

TABLE OF CASES

INDEX

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY036000
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health