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Employment of People with Criminal Records: Legal Challenges for Employers

Wednesday March 24

  • By: Cornel University ILR School, Cornell University Law School, Jackson Lewis LLP
  • Time: 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  • CLE Credit
  • Location:
    Cornell University ILR Conference Center
    16 East 34th Street
    6th Floor
    New York, NY
  • Contact:
    Lynn Coffey?Edelman
    Cornell University ILR School
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Employing people with criminal convictions is a balancing act: Applicants for employment and employees with arrest and conviction records may not be discriminated against under NYS and federal law (EEOC guidelines). However, some jobs have licensing or other requirements that exclude people who have criminal records, and employers fear tort liability. Rap sheets and FBI reports are confusing and often incorrect. Our panel of experts will discuss enforcement, practical impact on the workplace, and how to decipher the records
so that you can give the best advice to your clients.

Eric Simon, Partner, Jackson Lewis LLP
Judy Whiting, Litigation Director, Community Service Society of New York
Elizabeth Grossman, Regional Attorney, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Julian Birmbaum, Deputy Commissioner for Division Initiated Investigations & Complaints,
NYS Division of Human Rights

FEE: $95.00 (includes materials and continental breakfast)

CLE CREDIT: 2.0 CLEs - Professional Practice (Transitional and Non?Transitional)

Please see attached flyer to register or visit website.

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