Another great article from Janette Levey Frisch, author of The Emplawyerologist. This Spring, I posted several times on the subject of criminal background checks in the hiring process. Specifically, I posted here about criminal background checks and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). We know that employers and Consumer Reporting Agencies (CRA’s) who do not comply with the FCRA could find themselves in trouble with the Consumer Financial Protection Board (CFPB) or defending a class action lawsuit. There is a law that may provide some help [...]
by Janette S Levey from The Emplawyerologist Last week at The Emplawyerologist we looked at when and why an employer might need or want to conduct a workplace investigation. This week, we will look at whoshould conduct the investigation. We already know that employers in situations described last week (click here for review) are among those who should or must begin an investigation. This focus is on which person or entity on behalf of the employer should conduct the investigation? Can/should it be HR? In-house counsel? Maybe outside counsel [...]
Growing businesses need private investigators to quickly gather and analyze critical information on vendors, customers and employees.
The Growth Company's Dilemma BY KARL STARK AND BILL STEWART When your business isn't a start-up but it isn't yet acting like a "big" company, your role as CEO must evolve from jack-of-all-trades to team-builder. There is no owner's manual on how to run a growing business and there is no job description that defines how a CEO can best grow a company. But CEOs who are able to guide their organizations through different stages of growth do typically share a common [...]
10 Ways an Attorney Can Effectively Use a Private Investigator by BRIAN WILLINGHAM An attorney may think that they do not have any need for an experienced private investigator because of the variety of skills and resources that they employ. But have you ever found yourself staring at a computer screen and asking, “I know the answer is out there…Where do we go from here?” Although law school and career experience provide an attorney with a number of useful research [...]