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The Impact of Criminal Background Legislation and Litigation

Every employer has or like will face this dilemma at one point or another.  A good candidate for employment is located, the interviews go well, and now you simply have to complete the criminal background check as the last step to employment.  But unfortunately, the report shows something negative from the candidate's past.  Now what?  According to the Wall Street Journal, there are now 80 million Americans with a criminal record.

For a good discussion on this topic, and the issues faced by employers, see the following article that recently appeared in the Wall Street Journal: