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Updated DOL guidance on electronic self-ID systems…

Carrie H. - Sep 23, 2016
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I received a notice from our ATS vendor that said the DOL recently updated their guidance on how electronic self-ID systems should work to be compliant. The vendor claims that employers must permit candidates to move through the forms without making a selection – even though, the form contains the “I prefer not to..” option. This means that candidates are essentially able to bypass the form.

Is this true? I cannot find the DOL source of the vendor claim.

Why would allowing a bypass be compliant when the candidate can choose the option not to disclose? If they bypass the form, what is our evidence that it was presented to the candidate?

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