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Background Check Webinar for BLR

Webinar for BLR - Business & Legal Resources

September 26, 2013


Event: Background Check Webinar for BLR - Business & Legal Resources

Date: Thursday, September 26, 2013 

Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. noon PT

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

To Register for Webinar:

This webinar will cover:

  • The basics of background checks and the law, including recent updated regulations
  • When you should be using background checks, and when you should not
  • A practical list of do’s and don’ts for vetting candidates, including what you can and can’t do with social media information
  • What you’re allowed to do with the information you find, and what you’re not
  • How to be evaluate arrest and criminal conviction records, with an eye toward understanding the most recent EEOC changes
  • Questions you need to ask any third-party screening agency before bringing them on board, to be sure you’re covering your own liability
  • The steps you must take to be sure you’re exercising proper credit caution, particularly given the recent changes to FCRA
  • How the math is really done when it comes to those 7-year limits on criminal records
  • What being a “No Arrest” state means, and what that means to pending cases and employers
  • How to make sure your house is in legal order if you find yourself having to defend your process in court
  • How to properly do “due diligence” while confidently steering clear of any legal dangers, so that you’re better able to guide your company to successful, happy hires

Speaker Bio:

Lester S. Rosen is an Attorney at Law and Founder and CEO of Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), a nationwide background screening company located in California that has been accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS®). He is the author of “The Safe Hiring Manual,” the first comprehensive book on employment screening, and “The Safe Hiring Audit.” He is also a consultant, writer and frequent presenter nationwide on pre-employment screening and safe hiring issues. He has qualified and testified in the California, Florida, and Arkansas Superior Courts as an expert witness on issues surrounding safe hiring and due diligence. His speaking appearances have included numerous national and statewide conferences.

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