Credit background checks

November 2013
Smart Business Akron/Canton;Nov2013, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p50
An interview with Karen C. Lefton, partner, Labor & Employment practice group at business law firm Brouse McDowell, is presented. When asked about the steps a company should take as it makes hiring decisions, he said getting the consent of a candidate for the credit check in advance and in writing. He added that credit checks can be used as a basis to not hire or promote someone if the necessary steps are followed.


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