Univision did not say whether or not they perform background checks, but in our research, we saw that they do.
Here’s what you need to know about background checks:
There are many states that don’t show any of your criminal history that is older than seven years on their background checks. Here is a list of those states:
- New Hampshire*
- New York*
*sometimes certain pay or salary bracket positions require one.
Some states only show the charges in which you were found guilty. They choose not to show your charges you were found not guilty of. Here are those states:
- New York
Unfortunately, there are still many states that show your entire criminal record, including the charges you were found not guilty of. Those states are listed here:
- New Jersey
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
Univision has a 3.0 rating out of a possible 5 on the website glassdoor.com, and only half of the respondents would recommend working there to a friend.
Many people loved the work environment and their coworkers. They said it is a great place to start a career in media. They also appreciated the mission of the company, which is to serve the Hispanic and Spanish speaking community.
The main complaints revolve around management and the lack of advancement opportunities into supervisory positions. These are pretty common complaints, though you’ll want to keep in mind promotions will be hard to get.
What felonies Univision will not hire
The company didn’t tell us the names of the charges that would stop you from being hired, no matter what. The next section has more information on which charges might hold you back, though!
What felony convictions might have a hard time getting hired here?
So, does Univision hire felons? That’s hard to say. However, we dug into the types of felony convictions that may have trouble finding work there . . . just in case.
Univision is a media company that does its best to put a great public face forward. Anything that could affect their reputation, including their employees’ criminal histories, will be taken into account. Because of this, people with certain convictions may have trouble getting hired. These could include:
- Sex crimes (particularly if a minor was involved)
- Assault charges
- Multiple theft charges
There’s no information for this on the company online and they didn’t tell us when asked directly. We’re not sure!
Does Univision drug test?
They didn’t tell us. However, their code of conduct stresses that they are a drug-free workplace and that being under the influence of drugs at work is prohibited.
Have you applied for a job or worked here before? Share your experiences!
Have you ever worked for Univision? If you have, and you have a record, we’d love to hear from you. Your feedback will go a long way towards helping our readers get a job at Univision with a felony.
Good luck on your job search!