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Employers and Background Checks – Is Your Program Compliant?
Attorney and FCRA expert Montserrat Miller will be discussing trends impacting human resources professionals as well as what to expect on the horizon. In this free, 1-hour webinar, she will answer your questions and cover topics including:
Disclosure & Authorization Forms – are your background screening forms compliant based on recent court decisions? 
Adverse Action process – does your process comply with federal requirements under the Fair Credit Reporting Act?
Ban-the-Box – what should you focus on?
Use of credit information in a background check for employment purposes – is it legal?
How to avoid common pitfalls and reduce your exposure to litigation.
 
Montserrat C. Miller is a partner at the law firm Arnall Golden Gregory LLP, based in Atlanta, GA.  She is co-chair of the firm’s Privacy and Consumer Regulatory practice group as well as co-chair of the firm’s Background Screening Industry Group.

Ms. Miller has developed a national practice advising both consumer reporting agencies (aka background screening companies) and employers regarding their compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and state consumer reporting laws. This includes the use of criminal and credit history information, motor vehicle records, as well as Fair Chance Hiring laws (aka Ban the Box ordinances), all tied to employment and tenancy background checks.
 
Ms. Miller also represents organizations on their obligations and compliance with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) related to the processing of consumer personal data, as well as certification and compliance with the Department of Commerce’s Privacy Shield program related to cross-border transfers of personal data from the European Union and Switzerland to the United States.
 
Ms. Miller regularly speaks at national and regional conferences as well as webinars. She is the author of the Workforce Compliance Insights blog and the Compliance News Flash.

Jul 18, 2019 12:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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