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    How to Legally Conduct Social Media Background Investigations

    Date: September 24, 2020, 2:00pm – 3:30pm
    Online Zoom Meeting
    Free to HRATT Members, $10 for Non-Members/Guests
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    Presented By HRATT:

    How to Legally Conduct Social Media Background Investigations to Protect your Company from Risk

    Presented by: Mario Pecoraro, CEO of Alliance Risk Group, Inc. This Zoom meeting will discuss how companies can reduce risk by thoroughly vetting applicants and monitoring employee risky behavior. We will discuss the importance of creating a social media policy for employees to provide direction and set expectations. We will also look at best practices for conducting social media background investigations that are FCRA compliant. We will understand the various types of findings such as protected class information, employee / applicant privacy considerations and terminable offenses. Mario Pecoraro is an expert on investigative matters and has been featured in ABC’s 20/20, Fox News -Your world with Neil Cavuto, Bloomberg Businessweek and others. He has published two books, ‘The Claim Game: Twenty Best Practices When Managing and Investigating Workers’ Comp Claims’ and ‘Avoiding Costly Hiring Mistakes’, both are available on

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    Approved credits – SHRM & HRCI – 1.5 general


    Thursday – September 24, 2020

    Zoom meeting, link to be sent out after registration.

    Cost: Free to HRATT Members $10 for Non-Members/Guests

    Program 2:00-3:30 pm