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ISBN 9780895031976
Published June 15, 1999 by Routledge
217 Pages

 
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Book 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
Drafting
 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
Drafting
 Sample Policies
CREDIT CHECKS
Drafting
 Sample Policies
 Credit Check Consent Form
CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS
Drafting
 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
Drafting
 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

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