Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) February 26, 2014
OPENonline, a leading provider of employment background screening services that is accredited by the NAPBS® Background Screening Credentialing Council, will host a complimentary webinar for HR professionals regarding the use of criminal records in the hiring process. The complimentary webinar, “Reflection of the FCRA,” will review recent class action lawsuits and how the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and State laws affect the use of background reports. The webinar will take place on February 27, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. EST and will be led Karen Kontras, Certified Safe Hiring Specialist and Compliance and Quality Assurance Administrator at OPENonline. register now »
“There are many recent class action suits that show FCRA compliance should be a key concern to HR professionals,” said Heather Browning, Executive Vice President at OPENonline. “We hope our complimentary legal update webinar will help hiring managers navigate the endless restrictions, requirements, and best practices when it comes to background checks in the employment screening process.”
The webinar, “Reflection of the FCRA,” has been submitted to the HR Certification Institute for review. This will be the fifth webinar in OPENonline’s Continued Compliance Education Series, following the success of previous webinars, including: “I-9 & E-Verify Compliance” on December 5, 2013; “Same Story, Different Day: The Attorney’s Perspective on the EEOC and FCRA” on August 15, 2013; “Does Ban the Box Mean Ban the Background Check?” on April 25, 2013 and; “Is Your Background Check Process Compliant? The Changing Landscape of Background Checks” on November 8th, 2012.
About OPENonline’s Continued Compliance Education Series
OPENonline’s Continued Compliance Education Series kicked off with the webinar “Does Ban the Box Mean Ban the Background Check?” The webinar served as a follow up to OPENonline’s successful White Paper, “Protecting your Rights or Disguising your Past? How the once unknown Ban the Box movement has sparked a nationwide debate.” Additionally, OPENonline’s Continued Compliance Education Series has featured, “Is Your Background Check Process Compliant? The Changing Landscape of Background Checks” about the EEOC’s updated Enforcement Guidance on the use of arrest and conviction records in the hiring process; “Same Story, Different Day: The Attorney’s Perspective on the EEOC and FCRA” regarding employer compliance with the EEOC and FCRA and; “I-9 & E-Verify Compliance” about the penalties ICE and Office of Special Counsel (OSC) can impose for non-compliance.
OPENonline is accredited by the NAPBS® Background Screening Credentialing Council and is the leading provider of background screening and investigative solutions. OPENonline offers a broad range of employment screening, drug screening and employment eligibility verification services, including SelectHire®, a one stop solution for employment screening. The company is dedicated to helping customers save time and money by providing background information that is current, accurate and compliant with exceptional customer service. Each of OPENonline’s Safe Hiring Background Specialists are U.S. –based, FCRA certified and compliant with state and federal laws. For more information, visit OPENonline.com or call 1-888-381-5656.