Background Check Expert Shows Employers How to Deal with Employees Charged with a Crime

Attorney Lester Rosen, founder and CEO of global background check firm Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), will present a webinar for Clear Law Institute – “Dealing with Employees Charged with a Crime” – on Thursday, July 27, 2017, from 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM ET. To register for this event, visit

During the one hour and 15 minute webinar, Rosen – the author of “The Safe Hiring Manual” and a frequent speaker on background check issues for the “ESR Speaks” program – will cover a variety of topics associated with handling an arrest of an employee. Upon completion of the course, attendees of the webinar (which can be attended live or watched later at their convenience) will be able to:

  • List an employer’s options when an employee or a temporary worker is arrested.

  • Understand federal and state laws impacting privacy, termination, or leaves pending resolution of the case.

  • Describe the EEOC’s position on the use of arrests and criminal matters and why an “Individualized Assessment” is critical before any final decision.

  • Describe how to get additional facts and how much weight to give to the arrested employee’s account of events.

  • Learn the basics of the criminal justice system in order to understand the magnitude of an offense and associated resolution time.

  • Understand options for employers while the matter is being resolved in court.

  • Explore policies and procedures an employer can have in place.

  • Describe how a solid background check program may help present workplace disruption. FULL ANNOUNCEMENT