Q: In Ohio, can tan employer request a background check before making an offer?
The Company is in Cleveland Ohio, and requesting a complete background check. No offer made.
A: There are very specific privacy laws surrounding this. Talk with an employment attorney. Also, background checks are not free, so it is a good sign that they are requesting it, but I have only heard of background checks requested after a conditional offer is made and accepted. Talk to an employment attorney first.
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