Mike Coffey, SPHR
President, Imperative Information Group
"Background Checks Under Fire”
Employer Policy Considerations to Avoid Discrimination Claims"
The EEOC, Congress, and many state legislatures are closely scrutinizing how employers use background checks, especially criminal histories and credit reports. This presentation will walk you through background screening policies that help ensure a safe and productive workforce while staying out of regulators’ and plaintiffs’ attorneys’ crosshairs.
Join us to learn:
The legal and safety reasons employers conduct thorough background checks
Employers’ responsibilities under the Fair Credit Reporting Act
Considerations in developing a background check and due diligence policy
Title VII of The Civil Rights Act of 1964 and its application to background checks
The National Labor Relations Act and its application to background checks
State-specific laws governing background checks