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    can potential employers check if you've been FIRED before through your SIN#?

    overheard someone talking in class, they keep on saying employers can check if you were fireed before through your SIN#?

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    Re: can potential employers check if you've been FIRED before through your SIN#?

    Originally posted by getliquid
    overheard someone talking in class, they keep on saying employers can check if you were fireed before through your SIN#?
    Not that I know of , they'll just know that you stopped working around which time, that's about it I think. I never got fired before , laid off at the most.

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    I doubt it. The Social Insurance Number is a way for the government to track you and whatnot. There isn't a bureau, like a credit bureau, where an employer can call up and run some kind of history check.

    In fact, if there was I figure it'd be a huge breach, since a SIN is confidential and should only be given out for matters of financial nature, such as paying you your wages and registering you with the CCRA for taxation purposes.

    If your SIN got into the wrong hands you could fall victim to identity theft.

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    I dont know about Canada but in the US that information can not be disclosed to potential employers.

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    Re: can potential employers check if you've been FIRED before through your SIN#?

    Originally posted by getliquid
    overheard someone talking in class, they keep on saying employers can check if you were fireed before through your SIN#?
    no

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    Wirelessly posted (Nokia3650/1.0 SymbianOS/6.1 Series60/1.2 Profile/MIDP-1.0 Configuration/CLDC-1.0)

    Impossible. No such database exists.
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    I didn't know sins had any numbers! I've got so many I wouldn't know where to begin counting.
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    lol fuzz bear.... that's what we call our social insurance number! lol
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    Originally posted by RO
    lol fuzz bear.... that's what we call our social insurance number! lol
    I know dat. I wuz just playing the dumb 'merikun.

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    haha ok then!

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