Conducting Employment-Related Background Checks in California  e-Learning Course


1.5 HRCI California Credits/1.5 SHRM PDCs


This course discusses the numerous federal and California laws which address conducting employment-related background checks. 
The most common types of employment-related background checks in California are covered, including:

- Employment history/Employer Reference checks
- Workers Compensation Records reviews
- Motor Vehicle and Driving Records reviews
- Criminal Background Checks
- Personal References/Character and Reputation checks
- Social Network investigations
- Credit Report reviews

The course includes specific information that employers are prohibited from asking about and cannot have access to when conducting background checks in California. 

The requirements for conducting lawful background checks and credit checks in California are covered.

Finally, best practices are discussed to ensure HR professionals are on track for conducting background checks in California in the most efficient and effective manner.