Getting Records for Employment History

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Jolly_J88

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Getting Records for Employment History

Postby Jolly_J88 » Wed Dec 28, 2011 11:49 pm

This may sound like a stupid question...so excuse me in advance..but does anyone know where I can get access to all of my employment data? You would think since you had to fill out a W-2 for each job, there is some sort of government database which shows every job you held?

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Re: Getting Records for Employment History

Postby bdubs » Wed Dec 28, 2011 11:54 pm

If you can't remember it, it's not important enough to list.

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Re: Getting Records for Employment History

Postby TrojanHopeful » Wed Dec 28, 2011 11:58 pm

Social Security Administration

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Re: Getting Records for Employment History

Postby Jolly_J88 » Thu Dec 29, 2011 12:23 am

Yeah I've had a lot of temp jobs (3-4 weeks). I just don't want to get in trouble with C & F...:(

I know there are a lot of posts regarding this...but I still don't know what the general TLS consensus is.

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Re: Getting Records for Employment History

Postby asoli » Thu Dec 29, 2011 12:32 am

How would you get in trouble for C and F? Unless they ask if you've been fired from a job not listing it shouldn't matter in the least.

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Re: Getting Records for Employment History

Postby Jolly_J88 » Thu Dec 29, 2011 12:35 am

On the law school application it says "list employment." Does this imply listing all of your employment? I'm so confused...can we voluntarily omit these temp jobs?

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Re: Getting Records for Employment History

Postby bdubs » Thu Dec 29, 2011 1:39 am

C&F is really just about negative incidents which are either violations of the law or other types of gray area issues.

Having temp jobs is relatively normal and not a character and fitness issue. If you failed to pay taxes for those jobs, that could be an issue.

The law school doesn't do any of its own C&F investigation anyway, it's all the state bar where you want to practice.



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