TITLE

What to do if job applicants won't come clean on their mental health

AUTHOR(S)
Guinan, Guy
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
People Management;2/26/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses several legal issues about what information an employer can ask job candidates about their mental health involved in the case Cheltenham Borough Council v Laird. Applicants could refuse to questions asked by employers about their mental or physical health but employers would not be liable if they reject these applicants. Employers should not judge an applicant's suitability to a position based on information provided about his or her mental health problems.
ACCESSION #
40399607

 

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