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CANCELED - Background Checks and Best Hiring Practices for Municipalities

Municipal Training Colchester Town Hall

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

CANCELED - Background Checks and Best Hiring Practices for Municipalities

This workshop has been canceled until further noticed.
Thank you for your understanding. 


Selecting the best candidates from the start can avoid costly problems for organizations later.  This training will provide a comprehensive overview of the background screening process from recruitment through the employee's start date.  It will include discussion of the legal issues and common pitfalls.  Best Practices for hiring processes and background screening procedures will be shared that follow applicable law and help enable employers to hire the right people.


At the conclusion of this workshop, attendees will be able to:

• Describe common legal issues regarding background checks

• Identify the important questions that should be asked of any candidate

• List several open source methods that can be utilized for background investigations

• Understand the components of a comprehensive background screening program

CCM PRESENTERS back to top

William Meier
Vernon Police Department

Meredith Diette
Partner, Labor & Employment Law Department and Municipal Law
Berchem Moses PC


  • Mayors, First Selectmen, Town/City Managers
  • Town/City Attorneys
  • Human Resources and Personnel Staff
  • Finance Directors
  • Public Safety
  • Municipal Department Heads
  • School Superintendents, School Business Managers, Boards of Education
  • Boards/Commissions/Committees

COST back to top

FREE to CCM-Members, (see registration info below)

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HOW TO REGISTER back to top

This workshop has been canceled.
Please continue to check the CCM Events Calendar for updates on when this workshop will be rescheduled.

Please contact CCM Training at or call (203) 498-3037.

CCMO back to top

This workshop is good for 3 credit hours of Organizational Development that can be used towards completing you certification. For more information on the  Certified Connecticut Municipal Official (CCMO) program, such as details on requirements and how to get started, please visit


Fine Print back to top

UPDATES & CHANGES: Last minute changes and updates, weather postponements, cancellations, etc. will be posted on this page

CANCELLATION POLICY: We understand your schedule may change. Please let us know if you have registered and can no longer attend.

CONSENT TO CCM FOR USE OF PHOTOGRAPHIC IMAGES: Registration and attendance at CCM workshops, meetings, and events constitutes an agreement by the registrant to the use and distribution of the attendee’s image in photographs, videos and electronic reproductions of such events and activities sponsored by CCM.