Attorney Lester Rosen, founder and CEO of Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), will present a session entitled “A Strategic Approach to a Legally Compliant and Effective Background Screening Program” during the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM®) 2017 Annual Conference & Exposition on Monday, June 19, 2017, from 4:00 PM to 5:15 PM, in New Orleans, Louisiana. More information about the SHRM 2017 Annual Conference & Exposition is at http://annual.shrm.org/.
To avoid bad hiring decisions, employers are utilizing pre-employment background screening as a risk management tool. However, background screening is increasingly subject to litigation including class action lawsuits, legislation, and regulation. The session by Rosen – author of “The Safe Hiring Manual” – will provide SHRM professionals a strategy to comply with their due diligence obligations. Attendees of the session by Rosen at the SHRM 2017 Annual Conference & Exposition will also:
Learn how the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and similar state laws impact hiring.
Understand the impact of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Guidance and “Ban the Box” on the use of criminal records.
Review the elements and defenses to negligent hiring lawsuits.
Understand the current explosion in class action lawsuits related to background screening.
Learn how to audit their background screening for legal compliance and best practices. FULL ANNOUNCEMENT