Hiring employees has always involved risk, has always presented challenges to employers. Yet today, many employers feel that it's more challenging than ever to find and hire the right people. Not only do you need to ensure the right fit, but there are also about federal and state laws and regulations, concerns about discrimination and privacy. Without exercising due diligence in hiring, you risk mistakes that can result in legal and financial nightmares including workplace violence, unqualified employees, and theft and litigation for negligent hiring. Many employers use attempt to minimize their risks through their pre-employment screening, which often includes criminal background checks. At the same time though, failure to follow legally complaint hiring practices can result in regulatory actions and class action lawsuits. So, what's an employer to do?
In this live, interactive two-day seminar we will explore key issues and concerns for employers regarding their pre-employment screening processes in general, and criminal background checks in particular. You will learn about the latest developments and you will gain some insight as to how you might stay ahead of the curve in dealing with changing legal developments that impact how you screen your applicants and employees.
Who will Benefit:
Company Officers and other Senior Managers
Pre-employment screening in general, and use of criminal background checks in particular have become "hot button" issues and promises to remain so in the future.
While Congress keeps working to pass a federal "Ban the Box" law, some states have passed legislation limiting when and how employers may conduct pre-employment screening, including inquiries into an applicant's criminal history, and when and how employers may use such information to make hiring decisions. County and municipal governments have also hopped on the bandwagon in those states that do not have "ban the box" legislation and passed their own local ordinances.
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