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Your rights when an employer demands a background check

Ask Laz: Can an employer demand a background check?

Dave wants to know: Can an employer require a background check as a condition for getting a job?

Dave might also want to ask about drug tests.

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Employers certainly aren't shy when it comes to getting into the lives of job applicants. They want to make sure they're not hiring someone with a spotty past.

So what rights do job seekers have? What rights do companies have?

For the answers, check out today's Ask Laz video.

If you have a consumer question, email me at asklaz@latimes.com or contact me via Twitter @Davidlaz.

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