Ask Them If They Were Fired, but Not When They Graduated

Miklave, Matthew T.; Trafimow, A. Jonathan
August 2000
Workforce (10928332);Aug2000, Vol. 79 Issue 8, p90
Answers questions concerning legal issues in human resource (HR) management. Items that are illegal to include on an employment application; Actions to be taken in relation to poor performance of an HR manager; Extent to which non-competition and no solicitation policies are enforceable against former employees who terminate employment and compete directly with the organization.


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