ERIC Number: EJ699280
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Dec-1
Reference Count: 50
Job Applicants and Preemployment Agreements: What Employment Counselors Need to Know
Soper, Barlow; Von Bergen, C. W.; Mawer, William T.; Von Bergen, Alison N.; Rosenthal, Gary T.
Journal of Employment Counseling, v41 n4 p168 Dec 2004
U.S. society is becoming increasingly litigious. Nowhere is this more evident than in the employment process, where preemployment agreements for job applicants are becoming more common. Preemployment agreements require applicants to accept certain terms or provisions before they are offered a position. In this article, the authors describe types of preemployment contracts and legal issues associated with them and present attorney-selected sample cases to assist employment counselors to better prepare their clients for addressing this legal phenomenon.
Descriptors: Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Counselors, Legal Problems, Insurance, Court Litigation, Job Applicants
American Counseling Association, 5999 Stevenson Ave., Alexandria, VA 22304. Web site: http://www.counseling.org.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United States
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Common Law; Social Security