Jobseekers hoping to work in industries that bring them into close contact with children may soon find themselves on the receiving end of a polygraph test during the interview process.
At least that will be the case if U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross, R-Lakeland, gets his way. Ross, along with Polk County Sheriff’s Grady Judd and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, plan to pitch the Protecting Our Children Act to congress. The act would amend the Employee Polygraph...
Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd and U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross have joined forces to legalize the use of polygraphs in screening job applicants who would work around children.
Ross, a Lakeland Republican, introduced his bill, HR 2618, or the Protecting Our Children Act, in Congress last week. The bill would create an exception in the Employee Polygraph Protection Act of 1988, which makes it illegal for private employers to use polygraph tests — also known as lie-detector tests —...
Sunshine State News
U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross, R-Fla., part of the U.S. House leadership as senior deputy whip, insisted Iran is helping fund terrorism.
Ross sits on the Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing and focused on Iran at a meeting on Wednesday, asking Johnathan Schanzer, the VP of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, about Iran.
“Would you say there is a great deal of cooperation between the various terrorist groups?” Ross asked. “I mean, between Hezbollah, Hamas...