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Military records Negligent Hiring
Negligent Hiring The person causing harm was an employee.
The person was incompetent (rather than a competent employee acting negligently).
Employer knew or should have known about the incompetence.
Injury or harm was a foreseeable consequence of hiring the incompetent employee.
Hiring of the unfit employee was proximate cause of the injury or harm. Reference Checks Reference Checks Telephone, mail, and email checks Specific jobrelated information Letters of reference
Online computerized databases
Privacy Act of 1974 Requires signed requests for reference letters and signed consent to background checks.
Applies to both educational and private employers. Employee Polygraph Protection Employee Polygraph Protection Act (1988) Use of “lie detectors” is largely prohibited.
Act requires qualified examiners.
Act requires disclosure of i...
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This note was uploaded on 02/04/2014 for the course MANA 3320 taught by Professor Boston during the Fall '07 term at UT Arlington.
- Fall '07