Beau Howard Speaking

Hiring and Onboarding Legal Compliance Methods

On May 15, 2018, our partner Beau Howard spoke at National Business Institute‘s seminar about hiring and onboarding legal compliance, including immigration issues, Form I-9 compliance, how to use e-verify, proper use of background checks, and how to structure applications and interviews to avoid liability. You can review the slide deck from the presentation below. Mr. […]

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How to Avoid Uber’s $7.5 Million Mistake When Running Background Checks

If your company runs background checks on employees and applicants, you must comply with the Fair Credit Reporting Act, 5 U.S.C. § 1681 (“FCRA”). Failing to do so can result in significant financial trouble. For example, on June 15, 2016, Uber reported settlement of an FCRA class action lawsuit for $7.5 million. The basis of […]