When an employee is arrested for a serious crime, an employer is pulled in multiple directions. On one hand, an employer does not want to overreact, violate an employee’s privacy, violate state or federal law or engage in discrimination. Conversely, an employer has an obligation to exercise due diligence which can include protecting co-workers or other potential victims as well as the business.
This webinar will cover a variety of issues associated with handling an arrest of an employee. Upon completion of the course, you’ll be able to:
- List an employer’s options when an employee or a temporary worker is arrested
- Understand federal and state laws impacting privacy, termination or leaves pending resolution of the case
- Describe the EEOC’s position on the use of arrests and criminal matters and why an “Individualized Assessment” is critical before any final decision
- Describe how to get additional facts and how much weight to give to the arrested employee’s account of events
- Learn the basics of the criminal justice system in order to understand the magnitude of an offense and associated resolution time
- Understand options for employers while the matter is being resolved in court
- Explore policies and procedures an employer can have in place
- Describe how a solid background-screening program may help present workplace disruption
Lester S. Rosen
Employment Screening Resources (ESR)
Lester S. Rosen is an attorney at law and CEO of Employment Screening Resources, an accredited national background screening company located in California. He is the author of “The Safe Hiring Manual-- The Complete Guide to Employment Screening Background Checks for Employers, Recruiters and Jobseekers (826 pages-Facts on Demand Press/3d Edition 2017), the first comprehensive book on employment screening.
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