Ban-the-Box and Other Pre-Employment Dilemmas

Finding qualified applicants for jobs is a constant challenge for reasons that go beyond simply finding individuals with the necessary skills, experience, training and education.

Employers must also identify candidates who fit with a company’s culture, who will work well with others, and who will be trustworthy and help solve, rather than create, employment-related issues.

As a result, many employers have adopted processes designed to identify latent issues with applicants, such as criminal history inquiries and background checks.

While employers took these steps with relatively limited legal restriction or government oversight for many years, trends such as “ban-the-box” are now sweeping the country. Agencies like the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission are taking aggressive action to combat perceived areas for potential discrimination and unfairness in pre-employment inquiries.

Join our free webinar on Wednesday, March 25 to learn more about the current trends and how your can continue to recruit the right candidates while protecting your company from potential litigation.

Our speakers, Foley & Lardner LLP employment law attorneys Christopher Ward and John Litchfield will cover current legislative and enforcement trends and explore the best ways for employers to continue to takediligent efforts to identify strong candidates while remaining on the right side of the law during this season of rapid development.

Who should attend?

If your role involves you with pre-employment checks, you should join us on Wednesday, March 25.

The webinar will fill up fast. Register for free to reserve your seat now.

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Can’t attend? No problem! Register for the webinar and you’ll receive a link to view the video recording the next day.

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Date/Time:  Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 2 pm Eastern/11 am Pacific.

Sponsored by:  First Advantage


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