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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk deal with police record checks; entitlement to bonus payment on termination; and determining an appropriate notice period.

 

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Police records checks ineffective, invade rights, says civil rights association

Police record checks are a poor tool to assess a candidate’s suitability for a job, according to the Canadian Civil Liberties Association. An inaccurate, incomplete or inconsequential record can dissuade employers from hiring good candidates, and present a substantial barrier to employment for perfectly qualified individuals.

 

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