EEOC New Guidance on conducting an Employee Criminal Background Check: AccuScreen CEO Hosts Webinar on April 27th

TAMPA FL / April 26, 2012 — The U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission (EEOC) yesterday issued a 52 page document for the purpose of updating the Enforcement Guidance on employer use of arrest and conviction records in employment decisions under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The Commission voted 4-1 to approve the guidance document. Commissioner Constance Smith Barker voted NO., a global employment screening services company will host a webinar this Friday April 27 at 11:00 AM EST, Connell will review what’s new and what employers and hiring managers must know about this new enforcement guidance as it pertains to conducting an employee criminal background check.

Those interested in attending this complimentary webinar can register online at:

Those who cannot attend the webinar are encouraged to register for the event; a complimentary white paper and recap “Tips for Employer on the EEOC’s New Guidance on Criminal Background Checks,’ will be made available to all webinar registrants.

Kevin Connell is available for comment on this subject. For interview inquiries, contact Sue Marriott at 1.800.689.2228 ext. # 1100 or

About Kevin Connell:
Kevin G. Connell is a renowned professional background screening expert. He is recognized for his expertise on employment background screening, criminal record checks, workplace fraud, embezzlement, employee theft, resume fraud and negligent hiring in the workplace. Connell has spoken at numerous business, security & human resources conferences, including twice providing testimony before the Florida Supreme Court. He is widely quoted, has had several articles published in magazines, has been featured on television, including ABC-TV “Money Matters,” the Fox News Channel and has been interviewed on more than 126 live talk radio programs. Connell is a former founding Director of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS); he served on the board from 2003-2005.

About AccuScreen:
Since 1994,, has been an industry pioneer, leader and expert in employment background screening, specializing in criminal background checks. Its reports are delivered to companies across the world in 2-72 hours.

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