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 Employee Background Checks: Stopping Employee Fraud at the Point of Entry

Chapter Training
11/16/2016 9:30 AM
11/16/2016 1:00 PM
Comfort Inn and Suites Airport |  

Employee Background Checks: Stopping Employee Fraud at the Point of Entry.  
Registration:  9:30am - 10:00am (Coffee, tea, and water)
Speaker:       10:00am - 12:00pm
Lunch:           12:00pm - 1:00pm (Buffet)
Board Mtg:    1:00pm - 2:00pm

CPEs: 2 Category: Specialized Knowledge

Cost: $40 Member/$50 Non-member/$15 Student or Retiree
RSVP by Nov 9th to Zackary Singer.      Email:      Phone: 585.360.1486
Pay by credit card or check made payable to IIA CNY at the door or mailed to:
Zackary Singer 
36 Pine St.
Port Byron, NY 13140​
Cancellation after Nov 9th incurs the cost.

The program will review the questions employers ask applicants concerning criminal conviction along with general ilnterview questions.  In addition, the progam will discuss the legal implications of background checks.
The presentation will review:
  • Job Application
  • Interview
  • Background Check


​ ​​​​​​​​​MICHAEL J. SCIOTTI, Esq. Barclay Damon

Syracuse Office                      Partner
One Park Place                        Office:  (315) 425-2774
300 South State Street            Cell:      (315) 256-2314
Syracuse, New York 13202    Email:


Michael is a Partner with the Syracuse law firm of Barclay Damon, LLP and a member of the firm’s Labor and Employment Law and Health Care & Human Services Practice Groups. 

His practice includes the defense of employers and members of management in all  types of discrimination, harassment, whistleblower and retaliation claims brought under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, New York State Human Rights Law, New York State Labor Law and numerous other laws.  Michael also defends all types of wage and hour actions brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act and the New York State Labor Law.  Michael has also represented numerous employers and fiduciaries in claims involving the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.  In addition, he has represented numerous employers in dealing with the New York State Workers' Compensation Law on various issues.

Michael provides day-to-day counseling for employers in all aspects of labor and employment law, and conducts internal investigations, audits, and supervisory and employee training on a regular basis.  During his 25 year career, Michael has presented over 300 times on wide variety of labor and employment topics for many organizations including the Society for Human Resource Management, American Payroll Association, American Corporate Counsel Association, New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, Northern District of New York Federal Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, and Lorman Education Services.

Michael is admitted to practice in New York and the District of Columbia. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association and is the President-Elect for the Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association.  Michael received his Bachelor of Science degree from Rochester Institute of Technology, where he graduated 
summa cum laude. He received his Juris Doctor (J.D.) and Master of Laws (LL.M.) degrees from Syracuse University College of Law. 

Michael was also recently awarded the following distinctions:

        ·       The Best Lawyers in America 2016 Syracuse Employment Law - Management "Lawyer of the Year" 

        ·       The Best Lawyers in America 2016 Syracuse Labor Law - Management "Lawyer of the Year"​