Is Your Staffing Company Exposed?
The flood of employee complaints filed with the EEOC, the Department of Labor and OSHA can be devastating to a staffing company that is unprepared. Review the list below to make sure that your company is complying with state and federal law.
Have you provided proper anti-discrimination and anti-harassment training for your supervisors, managers and employees?
Is your staffing company properly investigating harassment and/or discrimination claims?
The United States Department of Justice regularly investigates companies for I-9 compliance. Do your documents and processes meet the requirements for I-9 screening?
Does your company properly follow E-verify procedures? Do the forms your staffing company uses for background checks comply with the Fair Debt Collection Act?
There have been recent changes as it relates to employee background checks. Is your staffing company using proper documents and following proper procedures?
Does your staffing company unwittingly discriminate in its hiring processes by using an employment application that violates the law?
Does your staffing company have an employee handbook that protects the company?
Elliot S. Wiczer has been practicing labor and employment law for over 25 years and represents a variety of staffing companies throughout the State of Illinois. Elliot is general counsel for the Staffing Services Association of Illinois and the Managing Partner of Wiczer Sheldon & Jacobs LLC.