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Browse through a collection of more than 100 articles and model forms in the MCIT Resource Library. Use the search tools to the left to narrow in on the appropriate resource.
5 Articles found
December 2019 | Article | Uploaded in:
MCIT coverage provides for the defense of Minnesota Department of Human Rights (MDHR) and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) claims that allege discrimination in hiring. These claims are often brought by applicants who did not receive a job offer.To successfully defend against discrimination in hiring claims, MCIT provides risk management advice.
October 2018 | Article | Uploaded in:
A key component in gathering information about potential new hires is the employment application. MCIT recommends that members periodically review their employment application to see if it has a clean bill of health: is it legally compliant and does it meet the needs of the public entity?
May 2017 | PDF | Uploaded in:
The hiring process can be fraught with legal pitfalls at every stage. It is important for individuals involved in the hiring process to recognize and avoid these legal pitfalls when hiring where possible. Breaking down the hiring process into key areas can help in identifying the pitfalls and ways to avoid them.
March 2016 | PDF | Uploaded in:
This Resource examines the applicability of the Minnesota Veterans Preference Act when hiring, promoting, terminating, demoting or suspending a veteran. It also provides a review of the veterans hearing and appeals processes that may be available. Finally, it examines an employer’s legal obligation regarding some other employee military leave and reinstatement rights, such as the Uniformed Services Employment and Re-employment Rights Act (USERRA).
October 2015 | Article | Uploaded in:
When using criminal histories and criminal background checks in hiring, public employers need to keep the Criminal Offenders Rehabilitation Act, Minnesota Statutes Chapter 364, in mind. The Act limits a public employer’s ability to refuse employment on the basis of an applicant’s criminal history.