I just got hired at Home Depot and they did my background check before anything got put on my record. I just got a misdemeanor put on my record and I got put on unsupervised probation for two years. I was just wondering if my employer would fire me for getting that put on my record since it was just put on there fairly recently?
They don't run background checks on current employees very often. But, the issue could come up particularly if you are promoted into a management position. A lot of company do redo the background check when giving an employee a big promotion.
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I agree with the previous answer. Most companies do not conduct routine follow-up background checks of its employees. If your employer does learn about the conviction, it can hold it against you, or even terminate you.
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