Quarterly Educational Webinar Series
Background Decision hosts quarterly educational webinars that aim to educate on the leading background screening industry trends. Each webinar is free to attend and is approved for one general re-certification credit through the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI). Additionally, due to our participation in professional development, these webinars are approved for one Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) professional development credit (PDC) based on your participation.
Meet Our Presenter
John McTighe – President, Background Decision
John McTighe leads the background screening division, Background Decision, at Strategic Information Resources, Inc. John is SAFC II Advanced FCRA Certified by the National Consumer Reporting Association in both the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions ACT (FACTA) and is a frequent speaker on the topic of pre-employment screening compliance and assessing job applicants. John is also an active member of the Government Relations Committees of both the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) and National Consumer Reporting Association (CDIA).
FCRA Compliance & Policy Development for Employers
The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) has had an outstanding number of lawsuits occur within recent years due to technical violations against hiring managers and employers. This webinar will cover the key steps to take to ensure compliance, what to do to avoid technical violations and prevent litigation.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: What Employers Need to Know to Avoid Litigation
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has substantially stepped up its enforcement against employers whose screening methods may have a disparate impact on protected classes. This webinar will cover the history of the EEOC and recent EEOC cases. We’ll also cover new guidance put forth by the EEOC including “green factors” and “ban the box” and discuss best practices for creating your own screening policy.
I-9 Compliance: Navigating Recent Regulation Updates
Last year we saw a number of regulatory updates when it came to I-9 Compliance. Both Section 1 and Section 2 Requirements have been updated, as well as remote hires, document retention and monitoring expirations. In this session, we will also review audits and fines that are relevant to I-9 Compliance, as well as share some best practices for employers.