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19 Hiring Traps to Avoid

Core Triangle Consulting Vice President Rae Vann was quoted in a Society for Human Resources Management article, “19 Hiring Traps to Avoid,” on preventable pitfalls throughout the hiring process. The traps typically include problematic job postings, illegal qualification standards, inaccessible posting platforms, prohibited inquiries in interviews, and accommodation issues. Vann shares that specific qualification standards, such as not hiring anyone with a criminal record, could violate Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. “The problem with such a qualification standard is that relying on criminal history has a proven adverse impact on certain protected groups – namely, men

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3 Steps to Prevent Discrimination Complaints

Core Triangle Consulting Vice President Rae Vann was quoted in a HR Dive article, “3 Ways to Prevent Discrimination Complaints,” about how to handle concerning discrimination complaints. Claims can have an adverse impact on the company and the employees that are affected. Companies should try to create an ethical workplace culture and address potential issues ahead of time, especially in the age of remote work. However, complaints do arise, so a channel for employees to raise their concerns should be established. “Employees need to have a meaningful complaint and investigation that exists more than on paper,” said Vann. When complaints are submitted, workplaces

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Barrett’s Rulings Offer Insight on Gig Work, Job Discrimination

Carlton Fields labor and employment attorney Rae T. Vann was quoted in a Bloomberg Daily Labor Report article about Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s record in labor and employment law. Barrett’s past rulings show a textualist approach similar to that of Justice Antonin Scalia, with some outcomes in favor of employers and others in favor of workers, Vann said. “I expect she will be similar to him. He wasn’t 100% with the employer in all employment cases,” Vann told the publication. “Nothing struck me in her record as outlandish. She didn’t upend precedent and seemed to cite text and precedent.” READ: Bloomberg Daily Labor

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