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An Employee Has Been Arrested, May I Ask About the Nature of the Infraction? What Action Can or Should I Take to Protect My Other Employees?

The criminal background check allows employers to make informed decisions during the hiring and, although there is no federal law that prohibits an employer from asking about arrest or conviction history, a potential employer should not assume that an arrest means a crime was committed. Where inquiries into arrest records are not banned, employers are […]

Your Employee Has Been Charged with a Criminal Offence. Now What?

As a general rule, employers are not able to terminate an employee for being absent due to incarceration or having to leave work in order to attend one’s trial. But there are exceptions to the rule if an employee’s alleged off-duty conduct negatively impacts the workplace. Prior to terminating an employee, however, it is important […]


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