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    Richard Glovsky, Locke Lord Labor & Employment Co-Chair, Comments on Employers Scrubbing Potential Job Candidates’ Social Media Accounts in The American Lawyer

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    Boston’s Richard Glovsky, Co-Chair of Locke Lord’s Labor & Employment Practice Group, was quoted in an article examining employers perusing job candidates’ social media accounts and whether or not it was advisable. Glovsky noted the idea of having designated HR people serving as human screens may be overkill. He highlighted the chances are slim that discrimination claims would arise from an applicant who was screened via social media. Glovsky noted that most discrimination cases are filed by plaintiffs against an employer who hired them rather than one who turned them down. "Is it worth going through all those gymnastics when the chances are slight?" Glovsky said.

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