Criminal Background Checks are Vital but Need to be Handled Appropriately

Employers have many legitimate reasons for conducting criminal background checks, from mitigating the risk of workplace violence and negligent hiring lawsuits to reducing employee theft. Those that reject candidates based solely on convictions or arrests, however, face a different kind of threat. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has taken the position that criminal background … Read more

5 Reasons Michigan Small Businesses Won’t Report Employee Theft

Small business owners in Michigan are just as likely to be defrauded by employees as large employers, but unlike large companies, small businesses are often less likely to report the theft. Some reports suggest that as many as 64% of small businesses suffer from employee theft yet less than 20% report it to law enforcement. … Read more