Archive for February, 2013

Staying Out of Trouble with Background Checks

With all of the recent events of workplace violence, not surprisingly,  employers may increasingly  turn to background checks  before making hiring decisions.    While much has been written about making sure employers do not violate equal protection laws when using background checks, avoiding scrutiny from the EEOC is not an employer’s only concern. Employers must […]


Can the New BlackBerry 10 Make BYOD Safer for Small Business?

Companies that can’t afford to provide a smartphone or tablet computer for their employees often allow employees to conduct company business on their personal devices, a practice known as BYOD or Bring Your Own Device.