Legal Requirements for Hiring: A Comprehensive Guide

Employment law expert Rick Verstegen will explain the various legal and policy issues related to hiring employees. You will learn how to implement practices to build an extraordinary team of top talent without running afoul of the growing laws and regulations.

Topics Covered

  • What laws affect staffing?
  • What policies and handbook provisions should you have?
  • How should you handle interviews from remote locations?
  • Can you legally review candidates’ social media posts?
  • What questions are acceptable for applications and interviews?
  • May you legally conduct background checks?
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Training Overview

6 Latest Legal Guidelines for Recruiting and Hiring

Several new laws affecting recruitment and hiring practices have added even more complexity to an already challenging task. Rules regarding compensation transparency and restrictions on background checks are creating even more legal risks.

You must understand all your legal obligations to avoid costly lawsuits and fines. From posting a job ad to welcoming a new employee, this guide will help you fill your open positions and stay on the right side of the law.

  • What laws affect staffing?
  • What policies and handbook provisions should you have?
  • How should you handle interviews from remote locations?
  • Can you legally review candidates’ social media posts?
  • What questions are acceptable for applications and interviews?
  • May you legally conduct background checks?
Recommended Audience
Who Should Attend?
  • Human resources professionals
  • Employee relations staff
  • Recruiters
  • Hiring managers
  • Communications managers
  • Directors
  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • In-house counsel
APPROVAL AND VALIDITY
Credits
  • This program has been approved for 1.25 general recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.
  • This program is valid for 1.25 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.
What's included
Training includes
  • 1.25 HRCI, 1.25 SHRM
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • All resources and training materials
About

Expert Presenter

Richard F. Verstegen
  • Partner with Boardman & Clark, LLP of Madison, Wisconsin
  • School Law Practice Group and Labor and Employment Group
  • Represents educational institutions in a variety of education law matters
  • Published many articles regarding education and employment law
  • Former president of the Wisconsin School Attorneys Association
  • Current member of the State Bar of Wisconsin
  • JD degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School