It is essential for California HR professionals to be familiar with what employers can and cannot do regarding background checks.
Westlake Village, CA (PRWEB) January 31, 2015
The Tools 2 Succeed "Conducting Employment-Related Background Checks in California" e-Learning course was developed by Jacquiline M. Wagner, Esq., and is pre-approved for 1.5 HRCI California credits.
This course discusses the numerous federal and California laws which address conducting employment-related background checks.
The most common types of employment-related background checks in California are covered, including:
- Employment history/Employer Reference checks
- Workers Compensation Records reviews
- Motor Vehicle and Driving Records reviews
- Criminal Background Checks
- Personal References/Character and Reputation checks
- Social Network investigations
- Credit Report reviews
The course includes specific information that employers are prohibited from asking about and cannot have access to when conducting background checks in California.
The requirements for conducting lawful background checks and credit checks in California are covered.
Finally, best practices are discussed to ensure HR professionals are on track for conducting background checks in California in the most efficient and effective manner.
Sheryl Tuchman, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Founder and CEO of Tools 2 Succeed, Inc. said, "It is essential for California HR professionals to be familiar with what employers can and cannot do regarding background checks."
About Tools 2 Succeed, Inc:
Tools 2 SUCCEED, Inc. offers leadership development training, Sexual Harassment AB1825 training, executive coaching, and outplacement services to facilitate organizational growth and change. They are a reseller of Skillsoft e-Learning and offer online courses from leadership development to human resource management to project management (PMI PDUs). Tools 2 SUCCEED is an Approved Provider of the HR Certification Institute, offering low-cost programs for HRCI recertification credit, in addition to e-Learning courses for PHR (Professional in Human Resources) and SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources) certification preparation.
About Jacquiline M. Wagner, Esq.:
For almost twenty years, Ms. Wagner has enjoyed training hundreds of employers and supervisors in an assortment of industries concerning all aspects of employment law, including sexual harassment prevention, sensitivity training, I-9 procedures and No-Match Letter protocols, alternative work schedules, reasonable accommodations, as well as a wide array of MCLE topics.