The Neponset Valley Chamber of Commerce held an information session on changes to Mass. CORI laws.
The Neponset Valley Chamber of Commerce heard about some of the coming and already implemented changes in Massachusetts background check laws this last Thursday morning. Robert Shea, partner at Hinckley, Allen and Snyder LLP law firm of Boston, spoke to those in attendance at the Norwood office to explain what the changing laws mean for business owners. The two major changes Shea addressed were the already implemented change in the personnel records statute which now requires employees to be notified when negative information is entered into their record, and the newly enacted prohibition from asking about criminal records on an initial job application. "The idea is that many employers just screen out any individual with a criminal …
Neponset Valley Chamber hosts several events in Norwood's conference centers.
Sunday, November 21, 2010
The Neponset Valley Chamber of Commerce will be proposing changes to Massachusetts background check laws next month. On Thursday Dec. 2, the Neponset Valley Chamber of Commerce's human resources council will present amendments to the Massachusetts CORI and the Massachusetts Personnel Records Laws. The amendments would affect both the employee hiring process and how businesses handle employee performance and misconduct issues. The new laws would require immediate action by employers. The speaker for the Chamber's case will be attorney Robert Shea of the Labor & Employment Group of Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP of Boston. His duty will be to provide practical advice as to how employers should comply with the modified statutes. The Chamber …