Background Checks, References and Pre-Employment Testing
Failure to adequately check or test background of applicants can result in harm and liability for negligent hiring and reckless endangerment. BUT the "victims" of improper background investigations also have legal challenges under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, discrimination laws and invasion of privacy cases. The EEOC has issued rules governing the improper use of criminal record background checks and is now filing cases against employers. However, other laws require these same record searches. Can you be caught between conflicting laws?
The hiring process can result in finding the ideal employee, OR in legal liability. A major cause of liability is improper pre-employment testing. The tests or manner of administering them too often violate the ADA, Title VII and other discrimination and privacy laws. The ADA requires "validity" for testing.What makes a test valid? What violates the law? What are the do's and don'ts? This program covers the employer's need for secure and effective hiring while avoiding improper practices. The presentation covers negligent hiring, criminal background checks, Fair Credit Reporting Act, reference checks, pre-employment testing and the ADA, Title VII discrimination, honesty, "right fit" and personality traits testing.
- Learn the EEOC guidance relating to performing background checks
- Understand how the concept of negligent hiring of medical personnel applies in situations where inadequate background checks and references are performed
- Understand the requirements associated with the Fair Credit Reporting Act
- Learn what protections you do have in giving and receiving references
- Understand the ADA, Title VII and civil suit parameters for pre-employment, right-fit and honesty testing
Who Should Attend:
HR Managers, business owners, Executives, Recruiters, Anyone with a role in the hiring process.The Presenter:
Bob Gregg, a partner at the Boardman &Clark Law Firm in Madison, Wisconsin, has been involved in employment relations for more than 30 years. He litigates employment cases, representing employers in employment contracts, discrimination cases, FLSA, FMLA and all other areas of employment law. His main emphasis is helping employers achieve enhanced productivity. He has designed the workplace policies of numerous employers, creating positive work environments, and resolving employment problems before they generate lawsuits.
Bob has conducted over 3,000 seminars throughout the United States and authored numerous articles on practical employment issues. Bob is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management, the National Speakers Association, is a National Faculty Member of the American Association for Affirmative Action and serves on the Board of Directors for the Department of Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute Foundation.
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||Since 1983 Total Training Solutions has produced dozens of videotapes, CD-Roms, DVD's and web-based training modules. In addition to off-the-shelf products, Total Training Solutions also develops custom training products and consults with financial institutions to develop their own training curriculum.
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Attend the live session with the opportunity to ask questions to the presenter. You also receive a link to the handouts. All registrations for a live event will be given access to the OnDemand recording, at no additional cost, for seven days following the event. This will allow a flexible alternative when last minute conflicts intrude on scheduled events.
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