Avoiding human rights code landminesAutomated reference-checking makes for standardized, compliant approachBy Lee-Martin Seymour10/02/2017|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 10/02/2017 Reference checking is considered somewhat mundane and simple, run-of-the-mill stuff, and a quick way to ensure due diligence is completed on a candidate.That is until it goes wrong. Aside from the risk of hiring a candidate with nefarious intentions, there are legal issues that can arise from asking the wrong questions and, potentially, attracting the unwanted attention of a human rights commission. When it comes to interviewing and reference checking, there are strong questions, weak questions and leading questions. There are also wrong questions that simply should not be asked but, unfortunately, fall through the cracks. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.