Gordon Basichis's Blog – January 2011 Archive (4)

Federal Government Increases Audits and Fines for the Hiring of Undocumented Workers

The federal government is continuing its crackdown on undocumented workers.  Makes sense with the economy still pretty lousy and with eligible workers in desperate need of jobs.  With unemployment at the mid-nines to ten percent, it would stand to reason that the federal government would like to see eligible workers off the unemployment rolls and back in the workforce.

According to the article in the …

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Added by Gordon Basichis on January 25, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Some Businesses Shunning Mexico for American Locations

Once upon a pretty short time ago, companies who were thinking of outsourcing or building new manufacturing plants considered Mexico a good idea.  And why not?   Labor is inexpensive, the weather is decent, and Mexican workers are diligent and competent.   There are advantages to locating factories in Mexico, thanks in part to the NAFTA agreement.   Mexico gives businesses easy proximity to the United States, so there is a reduction in shipping costs.

But now Mexico is consumed by a…

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Added by Gordon Basichis on January 19, 2011 at 4:30am — No Comments

West Virginia Medical Board Director Sees Little Merit in Background Checks

The Executive Director of the West Virginia Board of Medicine raised a few eyebrows when he declared "background checks is one of those ideas which sound better…

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Added by Gordon Basichis on January 13, 2011 at 5:00am — No Comments

When Recruiting International Candidates, Check Education Verification for Fraud

There are many things in today's world that are open to hyperbole.   Among such considerations are employment candidate's claims to college degrees and how they…

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Added by Gordon Basichis on January 4, 2011 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

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