This discussion assesses your ability to clarify the role of each legally mandated attendee on the Individualized Education Program team. This assessment also supports your achievement of Course Learning Outcome….
Discuss the legal risks the business faces in conducting background checks
Review the background material below and prepare an outline of points for a presentation to an employer about key issues in pre-employment screening. Prepare a slide presentation (10-12 slides). In your presentation, be sure to include a) how specific laws regulate screening pre-hires, b) your recommendations about what the employer should consider in deciding whether or not to conduct investigations or other pre-employment inquires of employees, c) the potential negative consequences of not conducting background screening, including a discussion of what “negligent hiring” means and how it could arise, and d) the legal risks the business faces in conducting background checks. Submit your slide presentation by the module due date. Insureon Blog. (2014) Pre-Employment Screening Tests When Are They Legal? Retrieved from https://www.insureon.com/blog/post/2014/07/02/pre-employment-tests.aspx Kellman, D. (2014) Avoid these 6 Recruiting-Related Legal Issues. HR Exchange Network. Retrieved from https://www.hrexchangenetwork.com/employment-law/articles/avoid-these-6-recruiting-related-legal-issues Maurer, R. (2016) Validate Employment Tests to Avoid Lawsuits. Retrieved from https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/talent-acquisition/pages/validate-employment-tests-avoid-lawsuits.aspxU.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Federal Trade Commission (n.d.) Background Checks: What Employers Need to Know. Retrieved from https://www.eeoc.gov/eeoc/publications/background_checks_employers.cfm