Bus driver's background raises questions about company screening measures

Mar 18, 2011 Matt Roesly

Bus driver's background raises questions about company screening measures

A fatal bus crash in New York City last weekend cost the lives of 15 passengers, and now New York Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to know why the driver, who had a two felonies on his record, was allowed to get behind the wheel. Ophadell Williams,


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Chicago symposium will focus on credit risk management, other issues

Mar 18, 2011 Brian Bradley

Chicago symposium will focus on credit risk management, other issues

The credit risk management industry will come together later this month at a hotel in Chicago in order to gain knowledge from some of the most successful businesses in the field.The Enterprise Risk Management Symposium will take place in Chicago,


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Debt collector drops more than 10,000 cases

Mar 18, 2011 Kyle Duncan

Debt collector drops more than 10,000 cases

Debt collector Midland Funding LLC plans to drop more than 10,000 cases against Maryland consumers as part of a class action settlement in Baltimore federal court.The dismissed claims were worth about $10.2 million, The Baltimore Sun reports.


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Illinois short term lender moves to block new law

Mar 18, 2011 Todd Milner

An Illinois short term lending leader is suing the state government to halt the execution of a new bill that is supposed to become law on Monday. Illinois Lending, which operates six lending centers in the Chicago area, says that the bill is unconstitutional


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State laws change pre-employment screening options

Mar 18, 2011 Matt Roesly

State laws change pre-employment screening options

Many states are considering or have already adopted legislation that restricts how employers and landlords use background checks and criminal histories to conduct employment and tenant screening.Illinois became the fourth state to restrict


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