Via new technical assistance documents, two federal agencies advise that to avoid violating anti-discrimination laws, employers should treat everyone equally when conducting background checks. When checks are conducted through a company in the business of compiling background information, the employer must comply with procedures required by the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Global Economy, Economic Environment, Labor, Leadership, Human Resources, Staff Training & Development
Recent data from the Programme for International Student Assessment and a new survey of adult skills highlight significant skills deficits for U.S. students and adults relative to their counterparts in key regions of the world. The situation appears especially difficult in the math arena.