The summer heat is bringing hot topics to the forefront of the Employee Screening Industry. Topics regarding EEOC, Compliance Changes, and hiring trends are all news worthy, but a few issues are garnering more press this summer due to legal changes and heated litigation battles. Topping our list of issues to keep an eye on this summer are Ban The Box, FCRA, and - let’s not let the smoke and mirrors of legalized marijuana get lost in the weeds....
Is your company making some of the same hiring mistakes as Disney, Whole Foods, Dollar General, and Kmart? – just to name a few… These companies recently paid millions in class action lawsuits due to violating FCRA (Fair Credit Reporting Act) hiring practices. According to McAfee & Taft, many issues may stem from third party vendors not initiating checks in accordance with FCRA compliance.
In preparation for HR ProFile’s upcoming FREE Webinar, FCRA: Are YOUR Employment Screening and Background Checks FAIR for your applicants?; to be held on Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 at 2PM EST. HR ProFile (HRP) sat down with the Webinar presenter, John Robinson. Mr. Robinson shared information about his background, personal interest, and his thoughts on the Human Resource industry.
The days are busy and the years are crazy. We often spend our time at work multi-tasking and rushing to meet the next deadline. However, with this never-ending goal of checking items off our to-do list, is there something we’re missing?