Legal Considerations for Employers: Pre-Employment Inquiries, Interviews, and Onboarding

Presented by Matthew Perez and Elysse Gorney, Phelps Dunbar LLP

Matthew Perez and Elysse Gorney are attorneys in the labor and employment group for Phelps Dunbar, LLP in Tampa, Florida. 

Mr. Perez and Ms. Gorney represent employers in all aspects of litigation and administrative proceedings, including claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, family and medical leave, union-management relations, and wages and hour disputes.  Guided by their litigation experience, Mr. Perez and Ms. Gorney also counsel and assist employers regarding compliance with labor and employment laws. 

Mr. Perez and Ms. Gorney represent and counsel employers in various industries, including construction, financial services, health care, transportation, retail, hospitality and energy.

Presentation Will Cover:

Interviewing and Hiring Considerations
Job Descriptions
Job Advertisements
Pre-Employment Inquiries
Legitimate & Illegitimate Interview Questions
Onboarding and Background Checks
Compliance With The Fair Credit Reporting Act
Employer Notice Requirements
Initial Disclosures to Applicants
Certification to Consumer Reporting Agencies
Pre-Adverse & Post-Adverse Notice to Applicants