Background Checks and Legal Compliance
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- Compliance with the 2012 EEOC Guidance on the Use of Criminal records
- Compliance with the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)
- The impact of state laws on background checks
- New laws on credit reports, social media passwords and offshoring personal information
- 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
- Should an employer “ban the box” on an application form?
- Understanding how the EEOC views arrests vs. convictions
- Does your state prohibit discrimination based on arrest records?
- What to do when an employee has to do jail time for his second DUI or some other offense
- The keys to applicant screening: The application, interview and reference checking process
Lester S. Rosen is an attorney at law and CEO of Employment Screening Resources (www.ESRcheck.com ), a national background screening company located in California. ESR is an accredited background firm under the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) accreditation program. He is the author of, “The Safe Hiring Manualu2013 The Complete Guide to Employment Screening Background Checks for Employers, Recruiters, and Jobseekers (728 pages-Facts on Demand Press/2d Editi... View Full Profile