TITLE

Intensive care is needed for medical questionnaires

AUTHOR(S)
Bronstein, Michael
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
People Management;7/16/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 15, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses several factors to be considered by employers when preparing a medical questionnaire for job applicants. Employers should be able to show the importance of providing medical information in making recruitment decisions. Applicants need to sign a declaration confirming that the consequences of misrepresentation or non-disclosure may include termination of employment and a claim from the employer for damages.
ACCESSION #
43741614

 

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