- Review your job application, and disclosure & authorization forms for background checks to ensure they are legally compliant. We can provide you with generic disclosure and authorization forms.
In this age of electronic records storage, many employers wonder whether their employees still have the right to review their personnel “file” when so many (or perhaps all) of a business’s employment records tend to be stored in an electronic format. And what about the rights of former employees?
During the hiring process, employers provide prospective applicants with a variety of documents. Indeed, most employers require that applicants complete an employment application and authorize the employer to conduct a background check, a drug test, or both. Although this is an expected and widely accepted practice, many employers do not know that their application and background-check authorization forms – if not in compliance with state and federal law – may subject them to liability.
The state of Michigan just released an update to the Michigan Law Prohibits Discrimination poster, which must be posted for your employees.
These are the two most recent updates to Michigan labor law. There are 18 total required employment notices that Michigan businesses with at least one employee must post.
When conducting background checks on current employees, especially those who are under consideration for promotion, here are some items to consider: