Best Practices for Background Checks and Pre-Employment Screening [On Demand]

Find out what you need to know about prospective employees without exposing your organization to liability

    

DESCRIPTION

On Demand
Course Leader : Iouri Vorobiev & Gerald Griffiths, Sherrard Kuzz LLP, Toronto
Duration : 1 hour 0 minute
Price: Free
Free

FREE Webinar Courtesy of Equifax

Best Practices for Background Checks and Pre-Employment Screening

Hiring the right person is critical to the success of any organization. Pre-employment screening, such as a background check, can be an important employer tool. However, if carried out improperly, pre-employment screening can expose an employer to substantial liability. This webinar addresses pre-employment screening techniques, the pitfalls of background checks, and how to avoid common mistakes.

This webinar will address:

  • Criminal Background Checks/Vulnerable Sector Screening
  • Social Media Checks
  • Pre-Employment Drug and Alcohol Testing
  • Job Advertisement and Candidate Interviews
  • Verifying Past Employment with or without References
  • Human Rights Considerations
  • Best Practices and Tips

PRESENTER:

Iouri Vorobiev, Sherrard Kuzz LLP, Toronto

Iouri Vorobiev is a lawyer representing and advising employers in a broad range of employment and labour law including employee screening and hiring. He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, Canadian Bar Association, Ontario Bar Association (Labour & Employment, Civil Litigation, Constitutional, Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Workers’ Compensation, and Young Lawyers) and Ontario Trucking Association.

Gerald Griffiths, Sherrard Kuzz LLP, Toronto

Gerald Griffiths is a skilled lawyer whose practice is focused on the representation of management in many areas of employment and labour law including employee screening and hiring. He is widely published and regularly asked to speak on topics relevant to his practice. He is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, Ontario Bar Association (Labour & Employment, Civil Litigation, Constitutional, Civil Liberties & Human Rights, Workers’ Compensation), Law Society of Upper Canada, Ontario Long Term Care Association and Retail Council of Canada.