Neuberger Quoted on Background Checks

11 August 2011 ITTechNewsDaily News
Foley Of Counsel Mark Neuberger was quoted in an article that appeared in ITTechNewsDaily on August 11, 2011 titled "Getting to Know You: Social Media, Background Checks and Drug Tests." Neuberger discusses employer use of various background research methods in hiring and employment decisions, stating that social media research alone allows employers to find out a great deal of information about potential hires that may or may not be relevant to making a good personnel decision. He adds that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has raised concerns regarding the use of certain information revealed by background checks and credit reports as a condition of employment. Neuberger also notes the importance of consistently following policies surrounding drug testing and sharing them with employees.

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