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    Hiring & Firing Procedures

    Date: July 18, 2018, 11:30am – 1:00pm
    Courtyard by Marriott
    560 Scott Ave
    Farmington, NM
    $15 for lunch; if your membership doesn't include pre-paid lunch
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    Hiring & Firing Procedures


                            Douglas "Olin" Calderon, CCP, CLRP, PHR, SHRM CP                                       Human Resources Director, Department of Workforce Solutions

    (1 PDC Approved & 1 HRCI Pending)

    Here are the points Olin will be covering during this presentation

    Hiring Learning Objectives

    • Understand EEOC guidance letter regarding criminal background checks
    • Know the legal land minds when using criminal background checks for employment purposes
    • Understand the difference between disparate treatment and disparate impact definitions
    • Know the differences between arrest and conviction
    • Be familiar with the individualized assessment tool when determining suitability for employment using a criminal background check
    • Understand Ban-the-Box laws and its impact on employers
    • Be familiar with best practices in developing policies that protect the employer when using a criminal background check
    • Know the record retentions requirements for criminal background checks

    Firing Learning Objectives

    • Know the difference between For Cause v. Just Cause actions
    • Understand due process rights.
    • Demonstrate understanding of progressive discipline and correction action.
    • Know what needs to be in a disciplinary action
    • Understand the definition of insubordination
    • Understand the nexus of off-duty misconduct