Canada and U.S. Background Screening Differences Revealed in SterlingBackcheck Webinar

Background Checks Across Borders Webinar Highlights Screening and Compliance Distinctions for Canadian and U.S. HR, Risk and Compliance Professionals

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SterlingBackcheck, Canada's largest and leading background-screening company, today announces a comprehensive webinar, "Background Checks Across Borders" for Canada and U.S. business owners and HR, Risk and Compliance professionals across organizations of all sizes. On September 15th, 2015 the free webinar explains how and what information should be collected from potential hires and employees.

Vital to hiring and compliance managers, recruiters, and business owners, "Background Checks Across Borders" explores the intricacies of screening in Canada and the U.S. to minimize compliance risks.

"Screening across borders comes with unique challenges and this webinar brings clarity to the screening process in Canada and the U.S.," explained Mark Sward, Director of Privacy, SterlingBackcheck. "We will delve into top concerns for HR professionals and employers, answer compliance and screening questions and clearly outline key differences in screening."

The landscape and practical realities of background screening in multiple countries create challenges when trying to operate a compliant program. The webinar will address:

  • Tactical differences of background screenings
  • Various obligations on both sides of the border
  • What information is available and top compliance risks to consider when dealing with this information

To sign up for the "Background Checks Across Borders" webinar, please visit Eligible members of HRPA Continuing Professional Development (CPD) or Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI), who participate, will receive one credit hour.

About SterlingBackcheck Canada
SterlingBackcheck is one of the largest background check companies in the world and the largest in Canada. Established in 1975, SterlingBackcheck is chosen by more than 25% of the Fortune 100, 60% of the Financial Post's Top 50 Employers and more than 20,000 organizations to help them hire and retain the right people. As a global background screening leader, SterlingBackcheck employs almost 3,000 people in five countries and its team offers expertise in compliance, client experience and applicant experience. Connected by the world's most advanced background check technology platform, SterlingBackcheck continuously reinvests in its business and its customers to ensure it remains a global leader. To learn more about SterlingBackcheck, please visit:

SterlingBackcheck is a trademark of Sterling Infosystems, Inc.

NOTE: SterlingBackcheck is not a law firm and any materials or opinions presented are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice.


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