Employment Background Screening: Navigating Turbulent Waters to Stay in Compliance and out of Litigation

SHRM 2012 Employment Law and Legislative Conference
In this session, the presenter discusses the importance of and best practice tips to have legally compliant background screening policies and procedures.
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Background checks are currently being targeted by the EEOC, state and federal legislatures and private litigants. Quigley Devata will highlight the current areas of attack. She will focus on the EEOC’s recent arguments and litigation tactics as well as how the EEOC’s investigations impact employers; recent proposed legislation aimed at restricting the use of credit and criminal history, prohibitions on private employers asking for information, and recent litigation against employers in this area. She will end with questions and best practices for employers.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, March 6, 2012 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Presenter: 

Pamela Quigley Devata

Pamela
Quigley Devata

Based in Chicago, Ill.

Location: 
Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
Amount of Credit: 
1.50
Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
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