Half of all employers run credit checks. Luckily, California law punishes them if they improperly request or use credit reports.
Needless to say, an employer can fire an employee if a mystery shopper saw him spit in a customer’s food or steal cash out of the cash register. The employer just better make sure the mystery shopper is a licensed private investigator.
Celebrities like Robert Downey, Jr., Drew Barrymore, and Charlie Sheen all got second chances after drug and alcohol addiction. So should you. Fortunately, California law might entitle you to take time off to attend rehab.
Perverts aren’t popular. Ironically, an employer who fires one of them after seeing him on the Megan’s Law website faces massive penalties.