Legal compliance is one of the major aspects of background checks in the US. If you are conducting (or thinking of conducting) background checks for your employees in the US, have you made sure you are on the right side of law? In this webinar, our head of US operations Suzanne Moore, will guide you through the entire process of background screening and how you can make sure your screening process is fully compliant with US laws.
GM, US Operations, cFIRST Background Checks
With more than 24 years of overall experience and 12 years of Background screening experience, Suzanne is a veteran in the background screening industry. She has a keen focus on compliance in the ever changing legislative climate affecting employer screening in the US. She consults regularly with employers and HR professionals seeking screening solutions and has worked on policy and procedure development for both CRA and employer screening programs.
Suzanne’s goal in her role is to help companies simplify their screening by offering one point of contact for screening in the US and globally by utilizing cFIRST’S smart and simple technology, compliance tools and straightforward reporting.
She is also excited to support cFIRST’s already established global clientele with the services they need in the US, backed by the strong process they have come to expect from cFIRST India.
Suzanne is a Certified Staffing Professional (CSP), FCRA Certified, and a member of NAPBS.
Compliance is one of the most important aspects of employee background checks in the US. Regardless of how good your background screening vendor is, if they don’t comply with all the laws and regulations you, as an employer, might be in serious trouble.
Hundreds of cases have been filed against employers for alleged non-compliance in background screening. The most common non-compliance examples include: an employer’s failure to provide proper disclosure, authorization and follow the adverse process mandatory under FCRA guidelines. Apart from FCRA, there are various other compliance norms in the US that need to be followed by background check agencies. These include I9 compliance, FTC, state and city Ban the Box laws and the new EEOC guidelines.
In today’s ever changing and litigious environment, even the HR departments with the best intentions find it difficult to keep up with these laws and restrictions governing pre-employment practices, hiring and background screening. Employers and recruiters in organizations of all sizes are still unaware about the numerous regulations that govern pre-employment screening. They think that these regulations don’t apply to their specific situation. But understanding these laws and rules has become quite a prerequisite for conducting background checks.
In this webinar we will discuss all the relevant rules and laws governing pre-employment background screening process in the United States. This will assist you and your organization in avoiding any legal trouble due to non-compliance of these laws while conducting background screening of your employees.