TechWhirl (TECHWR-L) is a resource for technical writing and technical communications professionals of all experience levels and in all industries to share their experiences and acquire information.
For two decades, technical communicators have turned to TechWhirl to ask and answer questions about the always-changing world of technical communications, such as tools, skills, career paths, methodologies, and emerging industries. The TechWhirl Archives and magazine, created for, by and about technical writers, offer a wealth of knowledge to everyone with an interest in any aspect of technical communications.
Subject:Re: The OTHER Test From:Annamaria Profit <inteltek -at- erols -dot- com> To:Barry Kieffer <bkieffer -at- ims -dot- com>, TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Wed, 18 Oct 2000 19:50:15 -0400
This is maybe the second most insidious check--after the healthcare
records check to see if you're a healthcare liability. What they're
looking for is your date of birth, a photo, and any driving violations
you might have. It's the way they get around the age and disability
discrimination clauses. They can choose not to hire you because of your
age, appearance, or disabilities, which have to be listed on your
drivers license. In addition, most states list your ssn on the license
too, so they can do a covert background/assets check if they feel the
> > * Motor Vehicle Checks?
> > Why does a company need to know what my driving record is?