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How to legally use background checks to avoid the EEOC - Webinar

  • ID: 3638786
  • Webinar
  • 60 Minutes
  • Online Compliance Panel
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This webinar provides an overview of the use of background checks during the hiring process - what are they typically and why are they used by employers. The Presentation will also discuss the potential discriminatory disparate impact the use of criminal background checks may have on applicant pools. New trends in the enforcement of anti-discrimination laws, particularly by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and ways for employers to stay out of trouble when utilizing criminal background checks will also be covered in this session.

Objectives of the Presentation:

Get trained on the EEOC best practices for background checks and the impact of the Fair Credit Reporting Act on the background check process.

Why should you Attend:

It is important to learn what the Recent Changes in EEOC Guidelines mean to you, today, and how they will affect your hiring in the future. The webinar provides an overview of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The speaker examines how FCRA may apply to background checks of applicants and employees, the notice requirements of FCRA, common pitfalls to avoid and legal liability for failure to comply. Finally, the webinar will also discuss FCRA best practices.

Who Can Benefit:

- Human Resources Practitioners
- Office Managers
- Administrative Assistants
- Employee Relations Executives and Professionals
- Chief Executive Officers
- Financial Executives
- Risk Managers that are in Small and Midsize Companies
- HR Managers
- Business Owners
- Executives
- Recruiters
- Anyone with a role in the Hiring Process.
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Areas Covered:

This course will cover the use of background checks in the employment process. We will talk about:

- Why background checks are important
- The EEOC Best practices guidance
- Sample policy
- The impact the Fair Credit Reporting Act has on background checks
- Adverse actions procedures
- Problems that may arise
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Michael Haberman:

Michael D. Haberman is Vice-President and co-founder of Omega HR Solutions, Inc., a consulting and services company offering complete human resources solutions. Mike brings over 30 years of experience in dealing with the challenges of Human Resources in the 21st century. He has a BA in Psychology from the University of California, Riverside; a Master's of Science in Industrial Relations from Georgia State and is certified as a Senior Professional of Human Resources (SPHR). He has over 16 years’ experience in the class room teaching human resources fundamentals and certification preparation for multiple universities and organizations.

Mike is the author of the Human Resources blog entitled HR Observations found at OmegaHRsolutions.com , which has been recognized several times as a Top 25 in human resources related blogs. He has also been named in the Top 10 Digital Influencers in Human Resources. Mike has gained a reputation as a compliance expert. He speaks on a variety of subjects to business associations, human resource associations and business based civic clubs. He has co-presented webinars on various HR related issues.
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