August 2013 CLE@Saul - Avoid a Hiring Hoopla
In this CLE program, Ryan L. DiClemente, an associate in the Commercial Litigation Practice, will cover risks associated with misusing background checks and how to avoid them. He will outline proper background check procedures, including meeting the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and explain how much an employer may weigh an applicant’s criminal history in hiring.
Other topics include:
- Federal hiring laws and EEOC enforcement tactics
- State and local hiring laws, including the Pennsylvania Criminal History Record Information Act and “Ban the Box” initiatives
- Explanation of what constitutes negligent hiring practices