Louis R. Lessig, Brown & Connery, LLP partner
AJ Griffin, Paycom’s director of government and community affairs
The pre-employment screening process — criminal background checks, credit checks and so on — is crucial to many organizations’ ability to bring in reliable talent. But the laws that govern that process exist in an often surprising state of flux, with the year to come being no exception.
From the “ban the box” movement (to eliminate criminal history from consideration in job applications) to changing drug laws (including medical use, decriminalization or legalization of marijuana in an ever-growing number of states), the way we think about pre-employment screening continues to evolve.
In this episode of HR Break Room®, employment law expert Louis Lessig and Paycom director of government and community affairs AJ Griffin join host Caleb Masters to discuss:
Learn more about emerging compliance trends to watch headed into the new year, including pre-employment screenings, by attending our upcoming webinar, Workplace Compliance Trends 2021: Staying Ready for What’s Next.
Karin Hurt and David Dye, authors of Courageous Cultures
Have you ever had a potentially good idea that you kept to yourself?
It’s a common experience, and in the world of work, it can be a problem. Organizations of all sizes and industries employ thoughtful, talented people who have ideas that could improve the customer experience, increase organizational efficiency and more. But for various reasons — from assuming they wouldn’t be taken seriously to simply not being asked in the first place — these employees do not make their voices heard.
What would it take to reverse this phenomenon? Karin Hurt and David Dye, authors of Courageous Cultures, have some ideas of their own — and fortunately, they’re more than willing to share. In this episode of HR Break Room®, Hurt and Dye join host Caleb Masters to discuss: