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Webinar Shows Employers What Steps to Take to Comply with EEOC Criminal Record Guidance


Attorney Lester Rosen, founder and CEO of Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), will present a live webinar sponsored by Clear Law Institute entitled “Practical Steps Employers Should Take to Comply with the New EEOC Criminal Record Guidance”on Thursday, September 7, 2017, from 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM ET.

In the webinar, Rosen – author of “The Safe Hiring Manual” – will provide real world examples and suggestions on what employers should do now to comply with U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Enforcement Guidance on the Use of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions. Attendees will learn about:

  • Longstanding court decisions and existing EEOC Guidance documents.

  • Employment discrimination based on race and national origin, criminal records, and employer practices.

  • The differences between arrest and conviction records.

  • Disparate treatment and disparate impact analysis under Title VII.

  • Employer defenses the EEOC believes meet the “job related and consistent with business necessity” standard.

  • Compliance with other federal laws and/or regulations that conflict with Title VI.

  • State and local laws or regulations preempted by Title VII.

  • EEOC Guidance best practices for employers.

  • Option for handling questions about post criminal records.

  • Criticisms of the new EEOC Guidance.

  • The Good, Maybe Good, and Challenging about the EEOC Guidance. FULL ARTICLE