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Negligent Hiring and Background Checks - Best Practices and Legal Compliance

CAHSAH 2012 Annual Conference, Pasadena, CA

May 08, 2012


URL: http://cahsah.org/index.php?p=annual_conferences

Title: Negligent Hiring and Background Checks - Best Practices and Legal Compliance

Place: California Association for Health Services at Home (CAHSAH) 2012 Annual Conference, Pasadena Convention Center, Pasadena, CA

Date / Time: Tuesday, May 8, 2012 / 2:15 PM to 3:35 PM

Presenter: Lester Rosen, Founder & CEO of Employment Screening Resources (ESR)

Workplace Application: 

Employee problems are caused by problem employees, and this session will help HR professionals avoid bad hires in the first place by practicing due diligence in their hiring programs.
Description: 

Negligent hiring is one of the fastest growing areas of employment litigation.  Learn legally complaint best practices to keep a business productive and out of court, including how to obtain and utilize criminal record and background information on job applicants.  Get updated on the recent legal developments, and review case studies to demonstrate what steps employers should take and mistakes to avoid.  Hear about cutting edge issues, such as the use of social networking sites and the EEOC approach to the use of criminal records.  Learn steps a firm can take immediately to avoid a bad hire.

Learning Points:

  • Learn why background checks and due diligence have become mission critical for employers
  • Understand the basics of a negligent hiring lawsuit and defenses that work and do not work
  • Get acquainted with cutting edge issues such as the new EEOC focus on criminal records and credit reports and the use of social network sites
  • Learn how to spent fraudulent employment and education credentials
  • Learn steps your organization can take today to implement a legally compliant program and to hire the best employees.

Speaker Bio:

Attorney Lester Rosen is Founder and CEO of Employment Screening Resources (ESR), a background check company accredited by The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS®). He is the author of “The Safe Hiring Manual,” the first comprehensive guide to employment screening, and is a frequent speaker nationwide on safe hiring issues. Rosen was the chairperson of the steering committee that founded NAPBS, a trade organization for the screening industry, and served as first co-chairman.


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