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Background Checks and Legal Compliance

Live 90 Minute Webinar with Aurora Training Advantage

October 30, 2013


Title: Background Checks and Legal Compliance: Avoiding Legal Hot Water

Event: Live 90 Minute Webinar with Aurora Training Advantage

Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2013

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

Are you using background checks to screen applicants? Most companies are, but many may not have a full understanding of the many laws and regulations that they must comply with. Don’t let your company's background check policies turn into a compliance nightmare. Register today and walk away with the information you need to conduct thorough, effective and compliant background checks!  In this webinar you will learn:

  • Compliance with the 2012 Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Guidance on the Use of Criminal records.
  • Compliance with the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and State Rules.
  • Compliance with a number of states passing laws about credit reports as well as social media checks. 
  • Preemployment background check compliance.
  • How to rescind an offer after a background check comes back with an arrest or a conviction.
  • The EEOC's "three-factor test" when considering an applicant with a criminal history.
  • Understanding how the EEOC views arrests vs. convictions.
  • Handling an arrest, but no conviction.
  • Does your state prohibit discrimination based on arrest records?
  • What to do when an employee has to do jail time for his second DUI.
  • Keeping the workplace safe by screening out bad hires vs. discriminating against applicants.
  • The keys to applicant screening:  company policies and job descriptions.

Speaker Bio:

Attorney Lester S. Rosen is Founder and CEO of Employment Screening Resources (ESR) and the author of “The Safe Hiring Manual,” the first comprehensive guide to background checks. He is a nationally recognized safe hiring expert who was the chairperson of the steering committee that founded the National Association of  Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) and served as the first co-chairman. He is a frequent presenter nationwide and his speaking appearances have included numerous national and statewide conferences for “ESR Speaks.”

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