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Hiring a new employee or volunteer is an essential function of any organization. Protecting company assets while safeguarding clients, co-workers and the public are paramount. Every hiring or staffing decision is a critical investment employers must make, often with limited information.

The best practices presented in this guide are intended to outline safe, compliant industry standards that can assist in finding suitable applicants or volunteers who will make a positive contribution to your organization.

Stated briefly, responsible hiring practices should reflect practical procedures that will help employers and organizations make hiring decisions that:

              • Comply with the EEOC Guidance and limit liability under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and state and local anti-discrimination laws;
              • Comply with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA); the Driver Privacy Protection Act (DPPA), all applicable state and federal laws and
              • Minimize the risk of liability from hiring an unfit employee or volunteer.

This Guide Includes

  • Best Practices for Searching for Criminal Activity
  • Requirements for Protecting Personal Identifying Information
  • Database Searches v. a Live Search
  • What You Should Look for in a Qualified Screening Company
  • Disclosure & Authorization and Summary of Rights Best Practices
  • And More Best Practices to Ensure You’re in Compliance with the FCRA and EEOC

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