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Employee Polygraph Protection Act of 1988

United States. Congress. House

Employee Polygraph Protection Act of 1988

conference report (to accompany H.R. 1212)

by United States. Congress. House

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lie detectors and detection -- United States,
  • Employee rights -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 100th Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives -- 100-659
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p. ;
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14285033M

    **Polygraph Screening in Police Agencies:** The Employee Polygraph Protection Act of (EPPA) prohibits most private employers from using. The Federal Law is known as the Employee Polygraph Protection Act of (EPPA) and is one of the more clearly written laws on the books. There are specific requirements you must meet to conduct polygraph testing, of which the most crucial are the following: You must have a specific loss. (deposit missing from the company safe, etc.).

    which indicates he is the type of person who will commit the act in See MEET THE PARENTS (Universal Pictures and Dreamworks LLC ). Peter C. Johnson, Comment, Banning the Truth-Finder in Employment: The Employee Polygraph Protection Act of , 54 MO. L. REv. , (). Id. S. REP. No. , pt. 3, at42 ().   The federal law that regulates their use in the workplace—the Employee Polygraph Protection Act of —does not apply to the government. For private-sector employers, however, the EPPA imposes strict prohibitions on the use of any device to render a diagnostic opinion as to the honesty or dishonesty of an individual.

    EMPLOYEE POLYGRAPH PROTECTION ACT § Definitions. § Prohibitions on lie detector use. § Notice of protection. § Authority of Secretary. , including - (i) facilities engaged in the production, transmission, or distribution of electric or nuclear power. The subcommittees work in the areas of: Age Discrimination in Employment Act; Equal Pay Act; Fair Labor Standards Act; Family Medical Leave Act; Davis-Bacon, Walsh-Healy, and Service Contract Acts; Worker Adjustment and Retaining Notification Act; and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act of


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Employee Polygraph Protection Act of 1988 by United States. Congress. House Download PDF EPUB FB2

This Act may be cited as the Employee Polygraph Protection Act of ”. SECDEFINITIONS. As used in this Act: (1) Commerce—The term “commerce” has the meaning pro-vided by section 3(b) of the Fair Labor Standards Act of (29 U.S.C.

(b)). (2). during the course of employment, with certain exemptions. The Act, signed by the President on Jbecame effective on Decem Under the Act, the Secretary of Labor is directed to distribute a notice of the Act's protections, to issue rules and regulations, and to enforce the provisions of the Act.

Book: All Authors / Contributors: United States. OCLC Number: Notes: Caption title: An Act to Prevent the Denial of Employment Opportunities by Prohibiting the Use of Lie Dectectors by Employers Involved in or Affecting Interstate Commerce.

Shipping list no.: P. "J   H.R. ( th): Employee Polygraph Protection Act of React to this bill with an emoji Save your opinion on this bill on a six-point scale from strongly oppose to strongly support. Reilly, Kathleen F.

() "The Employee Polygraph Protection Act of Proper Penalties When Guilty Employees are. Improperly Caught,"Hofstra Labor and Employment Law Journal: Vol. 7: : Kathleen F. Reilly. The Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA), which became law inestablishes polygraph guidelines and restrictions for commercial businesses.

It does not affect government agencies, public agencies, or businesses which are exempt due to certain services provided or contracts established with the federal government.

The Department of Employee Polygraph Protection Act of 1988 book administers and enforces the Employee Polygraph Protection Act of (the Act) through the Wage and Hour Division of the Employment Standards Administration. The Act generally prevents employers engaged in interstate commerce from using lie detector tests either for pre-employment screening or during the course of.

TOPN: Employee Polygraph Protection Act of Laws acquire popular names as they make their way through Congress. Sometimes these names say something about the substance of the law (as with the ' Winter Olympic Commemorative Coin Act').

The Federal Polygraph Law-The Employee Polygraph Protection Act of The Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) establishes detailed rules that apply to polygraph. The Department of Labor administers and enforces the Employee Polygraph Protection Act of (the Act) through the Wage and Hour Division of the Employment Standards Administration.

The Act generally prevents employers engaged in interstate commerce from using lie detector tests. The right of an employer to conduct lie detector tests is controlled by the federal Employee Polygraph Protection Act of (“EPPA”) and by the California Labor Code.

Since the EPPA generally imposes greater obligations on employers seeking to engage in polygraph testing than the California Labor Code, this Newsletter shall focus exclusively on the EPPA rules. the Employee Polygraph Protection Act of legislation that banned the practice of routinely administering lie detector tests and defined the limited instances in which such testing can be used the Fair Credit Reporting At.

Get this from a library. Employee Polygraph Protection Act of law and explanation. [United States.; Commerce Clearing House.]. ) Employee Polygraph Protection Act of - Prohibits any employer from: (1) requiring or suggesting that an employee or prospective employee take a lie detector test; (2) using lie detector test results; or (3) taking employment action against an employee or prospective employee who refuses to take a lie detector test or institutes or.

The federal Employee Polygraph Protection Act, passed invirtually outlawed using lie detectors in connection with employment. That law covers all private employers in interstate commerce, which includes just about every private company that uses a computer, the U.S. mail, or a telephone system to send messages to someone in another state.

Employees in the private sector are not subjected to polygraph exams like employees of the federal government. The U.S. federal government is the largest consumer of polygraph exams. Private sector employees are protected by the Employee Polygraph Protection Act of (EPPA).

This law only affects commercial : Kevin Bonsor. Be aware that the passage of the Employee Polygraph Protection Act of prohibits private employers — except under certain conditions — from conducting polygraph tests either on employees or on job applicants.

(The same holds true, incidentally, for other devices that purport to measure honesty, such as voice stress analyzers.). Federal Labor Laws by Number of Employees; American Taxpayer Relief Act of Consumer Credit Protection Act of Employee Polygraph Protection Act of Employee Retirement Income Security Act of (ERISA) Equal Pay Act of Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act of (FACT) Fair Credit Reporting Act of The Employee Polygraph Protection Act of requires.

1) That the employer has suffered a specific economic loss of money or merchandise and the loss has been reported to the appropriate authorities.

2) That the employee to be tested had access to the missing property or loss. employee polygraph protection act law that prohibited the use of pre employment polygraph examinations in the private sector except for government employers, law enforcement agencies, and certain critical industries.

Topics covered include: 1) The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) 2) The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 3) COBRA/HIPAA Healthcare Continuation Coverage 4) The Drug-Free Workplace Act and Drug Testing 5) Employee Polygraph Protection Act of (EPPA) 6) Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) 7) The Equal Pay Act (EPA Manufacturer: Bureau of Business Practice.The Employee Polygraph Protection Act ofor EPPA, prohibits private employers from using polygraph tests to screen job candidates.

EPPA does not apply to public employers such as police departments. However, questions on an employment polygraph cannot violate Title VII of the Civil Rights Act or otherwise.On 27 JunePresident Ronald Reagan signed Public Lawthe Employee Polygraph Protection Act of (EPPA) to prevent the denial of employment opportunities by prohibiting the use of lie detectors by employers involved in or affecting interstate commerce.