What HR Can do About Judicial Updates and Trends Impacting Fair Hiring Laws

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Date & Time: Wednesday, November 4, 2020 2:00 pm


Jennifer Mora, Senior Counsel at Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Pamela Q. Devata, Partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP


Jeanne Achille, Chair, Women in HR Tech Summit, U.S. & Singapore

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Tracking and navigating fair hiring laws continue to pose a challenge for businesses of all sizes, but as businesses grow and accelerate hiring to maintain production, tracking federal, state, and local changes, court rulings, and managing a consistent set of hiring rules are critical to reducing litigation risks. Global HR Research in partnership with Seyfarth Shaw one of the foremost authorities in criminal background checks and other background check-related hiring issues will provide the most recent judicial updates, trends and guidance to simplify the key issues.

Topics that will be discussed include:

  • Disclosure and authorization litigation: 2 recent 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Decisions that have implications
  • Adverse action: State and local policies require careful management — guidelines to safely navigate
  • Ban the Box/Fair Chance Act: Policies continue to expand across states and local municipalities – updates and litigation trends
  • Best practices to mitigate risk: screening considerations to identify the safest approach for your organization

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