Background Screening: More Challenges with Ban the Box & FCRA Violations

Tuesday 3:15 – 4:15 PM

Session Description

In this installment in her national Background Screening educational series, Deb hits the most misunderstood and litigious topics still troubling employers today. Are you violating the FCRA? How about State or Federal laws? And how do you know? Deb covers all aspects of Ban the Box, the EEOC 2012 Guidance and how it impacts the hiring process, negligent hiring, class action lawsuits, applicant authorization forms (an extremely hot area of litigation against employers), the Adverse Action process, how you’re screening firm may put you in harm’s way and more. A must attend session for all HR & risk management professionals.


Deb Keller

Deb Keller is President & Chief Compliance Officer at Total Insight Screening, a national background screening firm and is a SHRM/HRCI Certified Education Provider. She’s a national authority on background screening, the FCRA, the use of criminal records in employment and the 2012 EEOC Guidance. She’s a frequent speaker at National (2016-2017), Employment Law (2017-2018, 2020-2021) and State SHRM conferences (2015-2021) and was scheduled to speak at SHRM2020 before cancellation. She’s been quoted in SHRM magazine & the 2020 Complete Guide to Human Resources & the Law. Deb holds PBSA Advanced Certification, designating advanced expertise in the FCRA/screening.