Do you use criminal background checks when you are contemplating hiring a job applicant? PepsiCo does, and had to pay out over $3 million in a settlement with the Equal Employment Opportunity. PepsiCo was found to target African-Americans and other minorities with criminal records. In light of the PepsiCo case this article will give some insight as to how it might be time to review how your company is using its background checks, and offers alternatives such as using the Department of Labor’s Federal Bonding Program. Read this article for more information on the case and your alternatives.
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