Navigating the Background Check & FCRA Compliance Minefield

Navigating the Background Check and FCRA Compliance Minefield

Catherine Walters, Esq. will lead this timely webinar. Catherine is a partner at the law firm of Bybel Rutledge LLP, where she serves as Chair of the Employment/Labor Law Group.

Many employers perform pre-employment background checks, whether required by law, business needs or both. As employer needs expand, compliance requirements escalate, becoming more and more complex as new statutes come on line. Now, even a minor error can result in major liability for an employer. This program will provide employers with information, tools and tips on compliance with background check laws, including criminal background checks, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, state credit check laws, “Ban-the-Box” laws and similar prohibitions.

Educational objectives:

1. To familiarize attendees with relevant background check laws, including examples of federal, state and local laws impacting on background check compliance.
2. To provide tools and tips for compliance
3. To suggest/provide resources for further self-study