Sexual Harassment Claims – Background Checks and Training a Must

Little off normal topic, but important.

“Sexual Harassment claims have seen a tremendous uptick, thanks in part to Hollywood! But, can you weed out potential offenders with a background check? Is there something to help you determine if the people you hire are going to be the ones you need to fire later? The answer is yes… and no…

As a part of your screening process, conducting background checks is very important. The General Duty Clause from OSHA states, in part, that you have the responsibility to provide a safe workplace for your employees and even customers that come in to your workspace. The courts have interpreted that to mean you should do background checks because you “should have known” about someone’s bad behavior!”

From Hiring Insights News – More on this subject.


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