national federation of independent business http://michiganradio.org en Group says Michigan business owners oppose 'Ban the Box' bill http://michiganradio.org/post/group-says-michigan-business-owners-oppose-ban-box-bill <p>A new poll shows Michigan business owners strongly oppose legislation to prevent them from including a question about criminal convictions on job applications.</p><p></p><p>88% of Michigan business owners polled by the National Federation of Independent Business say they oppose the ‘Ban the Box’ bill.</p><p></p><p>Charlie Owens is the NFIB state director. He says it doesn’t make sense to wait until a job offer is made before being able to do a criminal background check.</p><p></p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 13:20:09 +0000 Steve Carmody 17177 at http://michiganradio.org Group says Michigan business owners oppose 'Ban the Box' bill Protecting your social media privacy (from your boss) http://michiganradio.org/post/protecting-your-social-media-privacy-your-boss <p>State lawmakers are discussing whether to limit employers&#39; ability to demand passwords to social media sites.</p><p>A bill would bar companies from asking employees or job applicants to hand over passwords to their Twitter, Facebook or other accounts. Tue, 29 May 2012 17:42:55 +0000 Steve Carmody 7661 at http://michiganradio.org Protecting your social media privacy (from your boss)