Every day brings news of the latest law involving employers’ use of background checks. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has intensified its scrutiny of hiring practices, exposing employers to greater risk of discrimination lawsuits.
Armed with real-world examples, EmployeeScreenIQ’s Jason Morris will examine the changing legal landscape that employers must operate against. Jason addresses these new guidelines along with the “ban the box” legislation. Jason also speaks to the controversy surrounding employers’ use of social networking sites like LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter to influence hiring decisions.
Organizations shouldn’t be dissuaded from executing background checks, but these new guidelines underscore the need for employers to be vigilant in their compliance measures.