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Minn. Senate Passes Bill Altering Job Applications

There are 25 comments on the WDIO story from Apr 21, 2013, titled Minn. Senate Passes Bill Altering Job Applications. In it, WDIO reports that:

In a nod to second chances, the Minnesota Senate has approved a bill that would bar employers from asking about a person's criminal history on job applications.

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non-starter

Saint Paul, MN

#23 Apr 22, 2013
Smart Liberal wrote:
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In the current times, you would be foolish not to run a background check on anyone you are serious about hiring.
We do not run background checks prior to the first interview. However, before they are invited back for a 2nd one, we typically know more about the candidate than they do about themselves.
I have to run background checks on all job candidates to maintain my bonding insurance. Not being able to ask the question on the application means more time wasted on candidates that cannot be hired.
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#24 Apr 22, 2013
Take some of the time you spend writing stupidly here and apply it to your work, loser...
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#25 Apr 22, 2013
Fix designed in Feb., approved in April, back in the air in may... Sure doesn't seem like the 6 months or NEVER you said.

The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday approved Boeing’s plans to fix the plane’s lithium-ion batteries after two erupted in smoke and fire on separate planes. Boeing has deployed teams of technicians around the world to quickly install the modified batteries on the 50 jets that have been delivered so far and return them to service as soon as possible.

Since: Sep 11

Rogers, MN

#26 Apr 22, 2013
non-starter wrote:
<quoted text>I have to run background checks on all job candidates to maintain my bonding insurance. Not being able to ask the question on the application means more time wasted on candidates that cannot be hired.
Except, as I mentioned, how many felons, convicted or otherwise, are going to check the "yes" box on that application. Your only salvation is that most criminals are pretty slewpid.
Bushwacker

Seattle, WA

#27 Apr 22, 2013
Like con, huh ??? Of course, you claimed to be 482, right. cantgetitup ??

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