A Special Interest Chapter of the Society for Human Resources Management


Please join us for a webinar with Russell Jarem of Jackson Lewis, P.C. to discuss the changing landscape of pre-employment screening and onboarding applicable to all fields. From the comfort of your desk, the webinar will cover the legal changes in Connecticut over the past few years, what can be expected going forward, and how best to tailor your operations to be effective and compliant.
Hot Topics in Connecticut Recruiting: Marijuana, Background Checks, and Work History Inquiries


  • What you can ask, and when you can ask it
  • How to consider information received
  • Best Practices & Recommendations


Date: July 10, 2019
Time: 12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM
Phone Number: will be emailed to those that register

Current SMA Chapter Members Only: $20.00
All other Chapter Members and Guests: $35.00


Russell N. Jarem is Of Counsel in the Hartford, Connecticut, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice focuses on representing employers in workplace law matters, including preventive advice and counseling.

Mr. Jarem regularly advises and represents employers in a broad range of employment law matters, including litigation under state and federal anti-discrimination statutes in a variety of forums, including state and federal courts, the Department of Labor, the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities, and the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission. Mr. Jarem has broad experience handling matters involving employment discrimination, wrongful termination, breach of contract, breach of restrictive covenants, workplace harassment, retaliation, and a variety of other statutory and common law claims.

In addition to providing litigation support, Mr. Jarem counsels employers on issues arising at all stages of employment relationships.