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Top 10 Hiring Pitfalls

Make sure your hiring practices are in compliance with increased regulation in the hiring process. Hiring is one of the most important steps in the employment relationship. Ideally, employers want to know as much information as possible about a candidate before making a hiring decision. Unfortunately, this process is also becoming more complex and stressful as an increasing number of jurisdictions have passed laws regulating the hiring process, including 'ban-the-box' ordinances and prohibitions on salary inquiries, which limit an employer's ability to fully vet a candidate. On the flip side, an employer is also expected to exercise as much due care as possible to ensure that it is hiring only highly qualified candidates without regard to any protected category, but with due regard for the employee's risk to the safety of others. This topic will take you through some of the most common, complex and often overlooked pitfalls in the hiring process which can expose an employer to liability from several angles, including background checks, 'ban-the-box,' previous salary inquiries, EEO concerns and negligent hiring claims.
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Not Having a Written Job Description

Asking Prohibited Questions

Asking Permissible Questions, but at the Wrong Time

Crossing the Fine Line Between Bonding and Bias Stray Remarks and Inquiries

Not Performing a Background Check

Performing a Background Check Without the Correct Paperwork

"Googling" Candidates

Drug Testing Conundrums

Not Using a Written Offer Letter

Not Documenting the Entire Hiring Process

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  • Arizona CLE 1.5
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • CT CLE 1.5
     
  • GA CLE 1.5
     
  • HI CLE 1.5
     
  • IL CLE 1.5
     
  • ME CLE 1.5
     
  • MT CLE 1.5
     
  • NJ CLE 1.8
     
  • NV CLE 1.5
     
  • VT CLE 1.5
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in California (for participatory credit), Kansas, New Jersey or New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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  • Arizona CLE 1.5
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • CT CLE 1.5
     
  • HI CLE 1.5
     
  • IL CLE 1.5
     
  • ME CLE 1.5
     
  • MT CLE 1.5
     
  • NJ CLE 1.8
     
  • NV CLE 1.5
     
  • VT CLE 1.5
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in California (for participatory credit), Kansas, New Jersey or New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Over 31 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

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Amber M. Spataro

Littler Mendelson P.C.

  • Shareholder with Littler Mendelson P.C.
  • More than seventeen years of experience in all areas of labor and employment law, including employment litigation, advice and counseling, and traditional labor disputes. Her advice and counseling experience includes Fortune 500 companies as well as small, five-person employers
  • The mainstay of her practice is advising and counseling clients through day-to-day concerns such as termination guidance and risk assessment; wage and hour questions; I-9, overtime exemption and independent contractor audits; revising employee handbooks and policies as well as performing necessary training on a variety of employment law topics
  • Has litigated through trial various types of employment discrimination claims, wage and hour claims, including class actions, and other employment-related claims such as, False Claims Act, breach of contract, defamation, invasion of privacy and unfair competition claims on behalf of employers in federal and state court at the trial and appellate court levels
  • Presents annually at the American Law Institute Employment Law Course on a variety of topics and is a regular presenter for The Knowledge Group, LLC
  • Has become a prominent authority in the area of social media in employment; on the topic of social media, she was a panelist at the Seton Hall University School of Law Circuit Review, was a featured speaker at the 49th Annual Corporate Counsel Institute at Northwestern Law School and was interviewed on the topic for Workforce Management magazine
  • Presented on the topic of political activity in the workplace for C4CM and other employer-facing organizations; she will also be presenting live on the topic of 'Challenges of Politics and Discord In the Workplace' at the 2018 Executive Employer Conference hosted by Littler in Phoenix, Arizona on May 2-4, 2018
  • J.D. degree, University of San Diego School of Law; B.B.A. degree, Loyola Marymount University
  • Can be contacted at 973-848-4700 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 402088
Published 2018
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