Tennessee company settles suit over improper record checks

Feb 21, 2011 Matt Roesly

An airport authority in Tennessee recently settled a lawsuit filed by former and current employees, who accused the employer of accessing personal data without their authorization.The case underscores the need to be fully versed in federal


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How to manage out-of-town rentals

Feb 18, 2011 Matt Roesly

Managing rental properties can be stressful enough when a landlord lives nearby. For landlords with properties in other towns, credit checks and tenant screenings prevent the job of supervising and maintaining a building from becoming a nightmare.There


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Pennsylvania state Senator wants better checks for school officials

Feb 18, 2011 Matt Roesly

A state Senator in Pennsylvania is trying to make criminal background screenings more stringent after the arrest of a local school official.The York Daily Record reports that a piece of legislation from Jeffery Piccola, a Republican from Dauphin


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Virginia approves car title lending bill

Feb 18, 2011 Brian Bradley

Despite resistance from some legislators, a law allowing Virginia-based car title lenders to make loans to people living outside the state survived a recent House vote.The ruling comes after a six-month ban that blocked out-of-state residents


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Medical center exposed to major identity theft scare

Feb 18, 2011 Brian Bradley

Medical centers and hospitals are vaults of enormous amounts of private, personal information. When an identity theft scam hits one, the end result could be extremely damaging. That is what the Charleston Area Medical Center is now dealing


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