Workplace fraud: Why should employers not require an employee to apply for a job?

A recent employment fraud case from the US is giving rise to new questions about whether employers can demand an employee show a valid work history before they can hire them.The case in question is one of several that show employers can refuse to hire people simply because of their criminal convictions. It comes after the […]

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How to handle the fallout of a federal unemployment benefits cut

Employers have been forced to rethink their approach to finding new hires amid the federal government’s latest cut in unemployment benefits.Employers are struggling to find qualified workers because of the sharp cut in benefits, and the administration says they will now be able to hire fewer people, a move that could increase the cost of […]

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Why the McDonalds Job Seekers Are Working Less and Losing Out

Employment lawyers in New Jersey are concerned about the growing numbers of McDonalds employees who are quitting or going on vacation without paying the minimum wage, but say it’s the wrong question to ask.“If you are making $20 an hour and you are not getting paid a decent wage, you are doing something wrong,” said […]

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