Through this workshop, attendees will be provided with an overview of police records and their impact on recruitment.
The program will cover recent legal changes to police record checks in Ontario, as well as best practices around the use of record checks in hiring and screening.
Topics covered will include:
- background information on police and criminal records;
- the law governing police record checks;
- laws relevant to employer obligations (screening, privacy, human rights, etc.);
- evidence regarding the utility of police record checks as screening tools;
- evidence of the broader social impact of police record checks;
- best practice tips to ensure that human resource policies and practices are evidence-based and compliant with privacy rights and human rights.
- improved knowledge of the different types of police records
- improved comprehension of the law governing police record checks
- social science evidence regarding the utility of police record checks as employment screening tools
- understanding of the broader social impact of police record check policies
- tools and supports available to create rights respecting and inclusive hiring practices
- best practice tips to ensure that human resource policies and practices are evidence-based and compliant with privacy rights and human rights
Who should attend?
Human Resource professionals and individuals responsible for hiring and screening potential candidates. This program will also be helpful for individuals responsible in developing hiring policies.