employment law

Do I Have to Disclose My Bankruptcy to My Employer?

There are certain questions employers cannot ask, like your religion or whether you were born in the United States. There are other questions that employers can legally ask, but they can potentially make employees and interviewees uncomfortable. One of these is whether the applicant or employee has ever filed for bankruptcy. You can refuse to answer this question, but it is in your best interest to answer honestly and frame it in a positive way. Lying about your bankruptcy can reflect worse on you than disclosing it.
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  • Newland & Newland LLP, Attorneys, Arlington Heights, IL
  • Lawyer.com