EEOC Regulations On Employee Background Checks In 2024 - Legal Limitations, Privacy Restrictions, FFCRA & Much More

Webinar Background :

Background checks have proven to be an effective tool for filtering out questionable employees, however, regulations on how such checks can be performed should be crystal clear, else an employer will open themselves to both legal and financial risks. The benefits and importance of a background checks for current or future employee far outweigh the time the process takes when done properly. Negligent hiring often leads to compliance issues, fines and workplace safety risks.

According to the SHRM Customized Talent Acquisition Benchmarking Report, it costs $4,425 to hire an employee, so hiring the right candidate in the first attempt is extremely important.


This training will cover regulations issued by EEOC on conducting background checks, legal limitations, privacy concerns, use of social media, recent trends, timelines involved and related areas of interest in detail.


Webinar Agenda :


  • EEOC updates on conducting background checks
  • Reviewing legal limitations on background checks
  • Pitfalls of Not Performing Background Checks
  • Reviewing Privacy Restrictions and Statutory Limitations on the Use of Criminal Conviction
  • The Civil Rights Acts of 1964 and 1991 and Other Anti-Discrimination Laws
  • The Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • Understanding the Ever-Increasing Use of Ban the Box Laws
  • Claims of Negligent Hiring and Negligent Retention of Employees
  • Other Possible Common-Law Tort Actions
  • Using Social Media Sites- Privacy Issues and Other Legal Restrictions on Use
  • Case studies and Examples 

About The Trainer : Joe Aitchison is HRComTraK Managing Principal and Senior Client Advisor. He provides Business & HR client advisory services and HR out-source services nationally.  He is a Human Resource professional with thirty years business management and HR consulting experience.  In addition to working with General Industry clients, he provides services to  multi plant International Tier I Automotive Manufacturing, Hospitality & Gaming, Retail and Food Processing Industries as well as legal, health care, benefit brokers and third party administrators. Mr. Aitchison is recognized as a leader in human resources and has obtained a lifetime certification as a senior professional in human resource management, SHRM – Senior Certified Professional and Healthcare Reform Specialist by the Healthcare Reform Center & Policy Institute. Mr. Aitchison has served on several for profit and not for profit boards.

Webinar Information
On Demand Webinar
Thursday, August 01, 2024
11 : 00 AM | EST
Joe Aitchinson
90 minutes
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