Webinar on October 6th

Webinar Topic: Legal Environment Surrounding Background Checks
When: October 6th at 3:00 pm EST
Location: Free Webinar

Speaker: Scott Paler

About the Webinar

How the legal environment surrounding background checks has become more challenging and then gives practical steps in the areas typically of greatest interest to employers:

  • Developing legally compliant consent paperwork
  • Satisfying adverse action requirements
  • Developing a thoughtful approach on the use of criminal history information
  • Carefully using credit information
  • Considering appropriate employment practices liability insurance that might cover screening claims

About the Speaker

Scott Paler

ScottScott is an Attorney and Partner at DeWitt LLP. He serves as Chair of the firm’s Background Screening Practice Group, Past-Chair of DeWitt’s Employment Practice Group, and is an active member of the Firm’s Litigation Practice Group.

Using his niche expertise in background screening, Scott has assisted employers nationwide in creating and administering sound, legally compliant background screening programs. Among other things, he has helped employers prepare consent forms and adverse action letters, determine when they can reject a candidate based upon background screening information, and respond to complaints related to their background screening practices.

Wisconsin Super Lawyers has repeatedly recognized Scott as a “Rising Star.” In addition, in 2016, Scott was named the exclusive winner of the Client Choice award in the area of Employment and Benefits in the State of Wisconsin.

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