Background Checks 101: Best Practices and New Developments

Karl Ulrich, Esq., Shareholder at Sebaly Shillito + Dyer and OSBA Board Certified Labor & Employment Law Specialist, gave a presentation at at OhioMeansJobs in Butler County on December the 2nd, 2014, located at 4631 Dixie Highway in Fairfield, Ohio with Matt Messersmith of Signet Pre-Employment Screening


They explored information to consider when hiring new employees.


Discussion Topics:

  • The Fair Credit Report Act (FCRA)
  • Pre-Adverse Actions and Adverse Action Letters
  • What is Included in a Quality Criminal Check
  • The Use of Criminal Databases
  • How County Criminal Research is Performed
  • Available Drug Screening Methods; What’s Best for Your Organization?
  • EEOC Guidelines
  • “Ban the Box”
  • Legal Issues with the Use of Social Media
  • Workers’ Compensation Reports

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