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Does an employer have to keep copies of resumes of all job candidates considered for employment, even those applying through the internet and job search websites?

Yes.  Under the Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, private employers with 15 or more employees must keep copies of applicants’ resumes for 1 year after they are received or after the hiring decision, whichever occurs later, including internet submissions.  (State laws may require longer rete...

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Fourth Circuit Interprets Wal-Mart V. Dukes in Favor of Plaintiffs

Family Dollar Stores, Inc. is facing heat from some 51 female managers that claim that the Dollar Store’s corporate headquarters created a system of compensation that caused female store managers to be paid less than males.  The plaintiffs allege that they are aware of no other criteria that could h...

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