Archive for the Webinars Category

Webinar Series Focuses on Effective and Compliant Background Check Processes

Webinar Series Focuses on Effective and Compliant Background Check Processes

With the amount of attention employers’ use of criminal records is getting from legislators, regulators, and plaintiff’s attorneys, employers can’t afford not to audit their process for compliance

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Are background checks creating “a large, miserable underclass of people?”

Are background checks creating “a large, miserable underclass of people?”

Ouch! “You are a proponent of having a large, miserable underclass of people who are excluded from having their basic needs met through employment.”

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Five Benchmarks of an Effective Background Screening Program

Given the heightened scrutiny of employers’ background screening practices, employers should review their practices and policies to ensure legal compliance. However, compliance doesn’t ensure that a background screening practice is effective. There are five key components of an effective background screening program. Fair. The Equal Employment Opportunity […]

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Slides and Notes for my EEOC Criminal History Guidance Webinar Now Available

After conducting three webinars about the EEOC’s April 25th guidance document and trading innumerable emails and phone calls with clients, friends, and colleagues, I’m finally at a place where I feel comfortable releasing the Gospel According to Coffey on this topic – which is to say that […]

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The New EEOC Guidance: The Sky Isn’t Falling

On April 25th, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued new “enforcement guidance on the consideration of arrest and conviction records in employment decisions under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.” This is the first guidance on this topic issued by the EEOC in more […]

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Second EEOC Guidance Webinar Added

The new but as yet unpublished EEOC enforcement guidance is getting a lot of attention. So much so that we’ve added a second webinar to review the guidance once it is published. I discussed with attorneys and HR pros what may be included at the Fort Worth Human […]

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EEOC to Issue New Guidance on the Use of Criminal Records

On April 25th, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is expected to issue new “enforcement guidance on the consideration of arrest and conviction records in employment decisions under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.” This will be the first guidance on this topic issued by […]

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Free Webinar: Background Checks Under Fire

Imperative recently received HRCI Approved Provider status, which means that the presentations I’ve been making to SHRM-related chapters for the last several years can also be provided in other venues for HRCI credit. One of these new venues is the webinar format. On November 8th, Imperative will be […]

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