Can your previous employer give you a bad reference?
It is commonly assumed that a previous employer must give a reference and is legally prohibited from giving a bad one. This is not the case. Your employer can give you a bad or unfavourable reference, but only if they genuinely believe it to be true and accurate and have reasonable grounds for that belief.
What is a former employer allowed to say about you?
Legally, a former employer can say anything that is factual and accurate. Concern about lawsuits is why many employers will only confirm dates of employment, your position, and salary.
What kind of background check does Walmart run?
A: Currently, Walmart has partnered with backgroundchecks.com, which is a premier and comprehensive criminal record search and screening program for large employees. Walmart DOES NOT use online instant background checks, because those databases are usually incomplete, and employers don’t like to rely on them.
Can you have a felony and work at Walmart?
Official company policy for hiring felons Successful Release contacted Walmart to get this official response: “We hire felons as long as their timeline of conviction has fallen off. There are no questions about convictions on the application but we ask about convictions on background checks.