There are many reasons a business would have a background check policy for job candidates. The main reason is protecting the business, its employees and its customers from harm and legal action.
HELENA — The father of a victim in the 2007 Virginia Tech shootings urged Montana lawmakers Thursday to pass legislation requiring the state to turn over records that would help prevent the mentally ill from buying guns.
It started with the bus drivers.
HELENA — Speakers at a rally at the Capitol on Tuesday urged U.S. Sen. Max Baucus to change his stance and support expanded background checks before people can buy guns.
HELENA — There are at least 64 Montana school bus drivers with criminal records, including two with drunken-driving convictions within the last three years, legislative auditors said Thursday.
HELENA — U.S. Sen. Max Baucus helped block a bipartisan effort to increase restrictions on gun sales.
Two years ago, on a chilly morning in Tucson, Ariz., a mentally ill young man shot me in the head and killed six others, including a little girl. The Tucson killer had been kicked out of college for psychotic disturbances, denied entrance to the Army because of drug abuse, and spent months p…
HELENA — Employers would be prohibited from requesting the username and password of an applicant or employee's social-media account under a measure presented Thursday to the House Business and Labor Committee.
Bethany Walker and Linda Ziegler tagged along to the Sports Connection Gun Show at MetraPark on Friday afternoon to be with their significant others.
Getting the word out about a job opening is pretty easy these days with the Internet, but getting a good response from the right candidates is not. Employers can easily be frustrated by a lack of response or an abundance of responses from all the wrong people. It’s common for job advertiseme…
It’s that time of year when all of us are making (or breaking) New Year’s resolutions. While the logical ones for individuals include exercising, losing weight, getting healthy and saving money, businesses can follow the same steps, with a few tweaks.
LARAMIE, Wyo. - The University of Wyoming will require background checks on all new benefited hires.