Brace Yourself— New EEOC Guidance on the Use of Criminal Records in Employment
May 2, 2012
As you might know, we held a webinar last Friday about the new EEOC guidance on criminal records for employers. We are now making the recording of the webinar available for download by clicking here. The description of our session is listed bel0w.
Brace yourself, employers. The EEOC has been busy crafting new guidance that will affect the way you use criminal history in employment. On Wednesday, April 25th, the EEOC voted to approve the new Enforcement Guidance on the use of criminal records in employment, which will go into effect immediately. Changes are here!
Join EmployeeScreenIQ’s Angela Bosworth, JD and Nick Fishman for this special call-in update to review the changes to the guidance and understand what itmeans for you and your organization. Topics covered include: Topics covered include:
- Comparison of the new guidance to the prior guidance
- Bright line tests and limitations on number of years reviewed
- State law issues and mandatory criminal checks
- Open and pending cases
- Rehabilitation and recidivism
- Relevancy of information, job relatedness and best practices