EBI to Present At 2012 Gulf Coast Symposium on Human Resource Issues

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Robert Capwell

Employment Background Investigations, Inc (EBI) Chief Knowledge Officer, Robert Capwell, will present an education session at the Gulf Coast Symposium on Human Resource Issues in Houston, Texas on Wednesday, May 9th at 3:45pm titled - Critical Employment Background Screening Resources for HR Professionals in Texas.

Discussion topics within Mr. Capwell's presentation will include searching criminal records and sex offender databases in the state, an overview of education and employment fraud, and using social media for employee screening.   Capwell’s presentation will also highlight the complexities of navigating state and EEOC regulations for proper compliance as well as following FCRA guidance when conducting employee background checks.  In light of the recent updates to the EEOC’s Enforcement Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records, Mr. Capwell will dedicate a portion of his session reviewing how these changes impact the employment decision-making process.

EBI’s Regulatory and Compliance Department is dedicated to working diligently on Capitol Hill and with other regulatory agencies to keep our clients informed about legislative and regulatory changes that affect our industry.  Richard Kurland, President and CEO, stated that, “It is EBI’s commitment to our industry and clients which guides us in providing essential information to ensure compliance within the screening process for HR professionals.”  The Gulf Coast Symposium on Human Resource Issues will be held May 9-10, 2012 at the Reliant Center in Houston, Texas.

EBI is committed to providing employers with valuable education and resources on changing legislation and cutting-edge and compliant solutions to meet federal, state, local and international mandatory requirements.  EBI will continue to update you on any further action or information available regarding this topic.