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The Hiring Minefield: What Can You Ask These Days?

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Employment law is an area that is rapidly changing in states and municipalities around the country, increasing the risks to employers and complicating compliance efforts. These changes affect not only how employers can interact with their employees, but also what employers can say to individuals during the interview process. Julie Kinkopf, Esq. and Danielle Burke, Esq. from Weber Gallagher Simpson Stapleton Fires & Newby LLP provide insight on what companies can do to ensure they are not violating laws while seeking new applicants for employment positions. This course will provide an overview of the impact employment law has had on questions an employer may ask an applicant. These questions pertain to areas of an applicants physical and mental impairments, criminal background, and prior salary history. This course will provide an overview of the various laws in Pennsylvania, New York, and New Jersey disallowing employers to ask job applicants specific questions either during an interview or on a job application. The course also touches upon some of the various rationale of why these laws have been implemented. Specific examples of permissible and impermissible questions to ask during an interview will also be discussed.

Available in States

  • California
  • Georgia
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Texas Self Study

Program Categories

  • Administrative Law & Regulations
  • Business Law
  • Communication Skills
  • Employment & Labor Law
  • Federal Courts
  • In-House Counsel
  • Labor & Workforce Management Law
  • Labor Law
  • Legal Management
  • Negligence, Malpractice & Personal Injury
  • Regulatory and Administrative Law
  • Workplace training