New background screening requirements

Feb 13, 2013 Quinn Thomas

New background screening requirements

Employers have a variety of responsibilities when conducting background checks for applicants, including adherence to federal and state laws, as well as ensuring a safe workplace for all employees and customers. Several regulations have become


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City considers new background screening legislation

Feb 12, 2013 Quinn Thomas

City considers new background screening legislation

Criminal background checks have been a major point of contention in Washington, state-level governments and businesses across the nation in recent months, as events have brought more attention to the screening process than ever before. While


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Is there a racial profiling problem in background checking new hires?

Feb 11, 2013 Quinn Thomas

Consumer credit data companies should be aware of the risks associated with background checking new hires and job candidates in regards to racial discrimination, according to the National Review.The United States Equal Employment Opportunity


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EEOC tightens grip on employment firms

Feb 04, 2013 Quinn Thomas

EEOC tightens grip on employment firms

Background screening processes and regulations have changed dramatically in recent years, as more federal and state entities have gotten involved with the creation and enforcement of associated activities. Companies that fail to meet all of


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Background screening laws change in Tennessee

Feb 04, 2013 Quinn Thomas

Background screening laws change in Tennessee

Background checks are a crucial component of the on-boarding process in employment firms, as these practices are the first line of defense against hiring ineligible or potentially dangerous individuals. Businesses need to be especially vigilant


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