• Norwegian Cruise Line to pay $500k for violating wage rules

    Tis the season for troubles while luxuriously relaxing and overeating on the high seas. While the rest of the world is still aghast over the Carnival Corp.’s Costa Concordia shipwreck off the coast of Italy, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is cracking down on another cruise company a little...

  • Hot topics in pre-employment screening: Part II

    As discussed in part I, an increasing number of employers are conducting some form of pre-employment screening on job applicants. Employers are researching not only a candidate’s educational qualifications and prior job history, but also a candidate’s criminal history, credit history and online presence. At the same time, the Equal...

  • Hot topics in pre-employment screening: Part I

    Employers should be aware of numerous issues when conducting background checks.

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