"Beware the Illegal Screen: Background Screening Concerns for Employers in the Upper Midwest"

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Date   Aug 27, 2013

Recorded on: August 27, 2013
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT

Join FordHarrison partners John Hauge and Phil Holloway as they discuss the legal issues involved when conducting pre-employment screening, specifically for employers in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and WisconsinLearn how employers may conduct legally compliant screening programs in seeking a safe and qualified workforce without running afoul of federal and state hiring lawsTopics covered will include the following:

  • Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Impact of "ban the box" legislation and other state laws on background checks
  • Avoiding claims of discrimination when using criminal records and other screening tools
  • Pre-hire substance abuse testing
  • Domestic violence issues
  • Pitfalls of using the social networking sites to screen applicants
  • Minimizing the risk of workplace violence

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