Hiring Applicants with Criminal Histories

When: Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Registration, Sign In and Networking: 7:30 a.m.

Start Time at 8:00 a.m.

End Time at 9:30 a.m.

Where: Al Sigl Elmwood Campus 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Door 1 (Sport Committee Conference Center) Rochester, NY 14620

Cost is $25.00

About the Program: As companies struggle with the talent shortage more companies are looking to untapped applicant markets. Individuals with criminal histories are a largely ignored market with great potential. Join us to discuss the many benefits of hiring individuals from this untapped market. Learn about hiring incentives in NYS and the intrinsic benefits to hiring individuals with criminal histories. Find out how to navigate the hiring process and remain in compliance with state, local, and federal laws such as the increasingly widespread “Ban the Box” laws.

About the Speakers: 

Karen Weidman, a graduate of the University of Buffalo and a former police officer, recently retired from Livingston County Probation after approximately 30 years of service, over 20 of which were as a Probation Supervisor. She is a board member of NYSAIEP and has presented at their annual conference for about 15 years.

Robin Marable is an attorney with Legal Assistance of Western New York (LawNY). LawNY is a non-profit law firm that provides free legal assistance to low income people in 14 counties in western New York.

Registration Information:

Register online by clicking the link below or by contacting Kevin Kreitzberg at or by phone at (585) 314-1590. Registration deadline: August 18, 2017.

Space is limited, please register early.

HRCI Recertification Credit Hours: This program has been submitted to HRCI for review.





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