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pullthisleg - New Illinois law bans employers from conducting background checks on interviewees - Quincy, IL News
So this law is just making business owners waste their time interviewing someone they won't hire. Great way to bring business to the state. This is just another liberal ploy to get some more votes.
WarCry - New Illinois law bans employers from conducting background checks on interviewees - Quincy, IL News
Or, ya know, you could read the article instead of reacting to the headline. Criminal background checks are NOT being banned, they're available after the interview rather than before. Which is exactly what employers have done with me in the past, because they don't want to spend the money on the background check if they don't think they want to hire you anyway.
WmMunny - New Illinois law bans employers from conducting background checks on interviewees - Quincy, IL News
Great ...... for the "privilege" of being a business owner, I no longer have the right to make my own decision about giving a criminal a second chance. Second chances are required BY LAW. The bar is set just high enough to trip over in this state.
migraine_in_qcy - Quincy School Board votes to raise lunch prices - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Of course not. If we still encouraged personal responsibility and people still knew shame and pride, the number would be much lower. It also doesn't help that the schools push people to sign up for the free and reduced lunch programs because the higher the percentage in those programs, the more money they receive from the state for telecommunications services. See E-Rate:
qfingers - New Illinois law bans employers from conducting background checks on interviewees - Quincy, IL News
What...were politicians having a hard time getting interviews?

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One on February 12 and the other on February 14

 

Blessing Hospital hosts American Red Cross Blood Drives on Tuesday, February 12 from 9 am to 1 pm in Conference Room G at the Blessing Hospital 14th Street campus and on Thursday, February 14 from 10 am to 5 pm in the Auditorium at the Blessing Hospital 11th Street campus.

Giving the gift of life – blood – only takes about an hour, but can mean the difference between life and death for patients in need. In fact, more than 38,000 blood donations are needed every day throughout the United States.

Rare blood types are found in all communities. Help the Red Cross maintain a diverse base of regular blood donors for all patients in need of a transfusion. Make a difference and make an appointment to give blood today by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS (733-2767) or visit http://redcrossblood.org


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