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    Criminal Records and Second Chances: Hiring Employees in 2019

    Date: September 5, 2019, 8:00am – 10:30am
    Greater Merrimack Valley HR Association
    Comfort Home Care, 147 Pelham St., Methuen, MA 01844 - 2ND Floor
    GMVHRA Member Guest - (First time only) Non-Member – $35.00 Non-Member - Meeting Package Registration code required SPONSOR – $250.00
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    Thursday, September 5, 2019

          8:00 AM - 8:30 AM Check-In & Networking
                 8:30 AM - 8:40 AM Welcome New Members & Guests

                 8:40 AM - 8:50 AM Chapter Business / Legislative Update
                 8:50 AM - 9:00 AM Sponsor
                 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Program

    Approved for 1.50 SHRM PDC's &  HRCI credits 

    TOPIC: Criminal Records and Second Chances:   Hiring Employees in 2019

    This session will identify:

    • Legal issues that surround hiring workers with criminal backgrounds
    • Techniques to apply evidence-based best practices in hiring applicants with criminal backgrounds.
    • Revisions to the Massachusetts Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) process that affect those private and public employers that are required by law to obtain CORI information;  


    SPEAKER: Frank Rudewicz, Esq.

    As a partner and leader of blum’s Litigation and Valuation practice, Frank has more than 30 years of experience conducting domestic and international investigations for fraud, forensic accounting, asset tracing and other litigation-related matters. He has appeared on NBC Dateline and Forensic Files for his investigative work and has been appointed a Compliance and Ethics Monitor for a number of organizations within the construction, government and environmental industries.

    Frank is experienced in expert witness testimony and has testified in matters involving forensic accounting, trade secrets, independent investigations and security. He lectures and teaches frequently on these topics and is the co-author of Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation for Non-Experts, 3rd Edition.

    Prior to joining blumshapiro in 2018, Frank served as Principal, Counsel and Partner-in-Charge of Forensic Services at Marcum LLP. In addition, he has served as Managing Director and Special Counsel for several national accounting firms and Senior Managing Director and Counsel for an international risk consulting and investigative firm. Earlier in his career, Frank spent 14 years in law enforcement with the Hartford Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation


    Our Sponsor:

    Business Benefits is an independent advisory and brokerage firm with locations in Andover, Concord and Amherst MA.  Business Benefits’ CEO, Matt Hollister, M.P.H., has been working with employers to solve tough health care and HR challenges throughout his career.  Employee engagement is critical to employers since plan members control one of an employer’s largest costs; its health plan.  Business Benefits works on developing strategies that help put employees’ interests in line with employers’ interests in eliminating wasted care, improving quality of care and lowering the overall cost.  

    LOCATION: Comfort Home Care, 147 Pelham Street, Methuen, MA 01844 - 2ND Floor - IMPORTANT NOTE:  Please be sure to park in the side parking lot to the left of the building and not in the front spaces. - Thank you for your cooperation!

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    For more information:

    Contact: Lisa Lemieux, PHR, SHRM-CP
    Phone: 978-204-3207