Background Checks Under the EEOC’s Best Practices
Michael D. Haberman is a consultant, speaker, writer and teacher. He is the founder of Omega HR Consulting, formerly Omega HR Solutions, Inc., a consulting company offering human resources solutions to the problems small and mid-size businesses in dealing with HR issues. Mike brings 35+ years of experience to deal with the challenges of Human Resources in the 21st century. He has a Master's in HR and is certified as a Senior HR professional. He has over 18 years’ experience in the classroom teaching human resources fundamentals and certification preparation.
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This course will cover the use of background checks in the employment process under the EEOC best practices.
This course will cover the use of background checks in the employment process. We will talk about:
- Why background checks are important
- The EEOC Best practices guidance
- Sample policy
- The impact the Fair Credit Reporting Act has on background checks
- Adverse actions procedures
- Problems that may arise
Course Level - Basic to Intermediate
Who Should Attend
- Office Managers
- HR Managers
- Business Owners
Why Should You Attend
Being accused of being a discriminatory employer is never a good thing. The cost of having to defend the company against an EEOC accusation can run into the tens of thousands of dollars. Additionally, since EEOC cases are published the poor press and potential loss of business, as a result, makes ensuring you are following the EEOC best practices is important.
Key Take Away
EEOC has seen that the potential for discrimination during the
background check process is greater than what most people think. You
will learn what their best practices are to lessen the chances of being
discriminatory in the EEOC’s eyes.