It is clear that background checks are critical if employers want to avoid potential liability for negligent hiring, and potential liability under this cause of action creates incentives for employers to avoid ex-convicts to forestall these claims.
- Do you think employers are reluctant to hire individuals with criminal records for this reason?
- Does this encourage recidivism?
- How—if at all—do you think this system should change?
Note: This is for a discussion forum. 75-150 words are required.