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Background Screening Best Practices: Continuous Employee Screening

September 25, 2018 | Debbie Caporusso
In this fast-moving world where everything is changing so rapidly, continuous employee screening is a new business best practice used to not only to mitigate...
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Expunged Criminal Records: Is Your CRA Keeping Your Company Out of Harm’s Way?

October 10, 2017 | Doreen Koronios
Expunged criminal records are sealed arrest and conviction records. Many states have enacted laws that allow people to expunge arrests and convictions from their records....
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Important New Ruling on Race Discrimination Class Action Involving Criminal Background Checks

April 12, 2017 | Doreen Koronios
In a class action alleging that the criminal background policy of Washington Metro Area Transit Authority (WMATA) had a disparate impact on African-Americans, a federal...
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New California Law Prohibits the Use of Juvenile Criminal Convictions in Hiring Decisions

October 1, 2016 | Doreen Koronios
   On September 27, 2016, California Governor Jerry Brown signed A.B. 1843, which prohibits an employer from asking an applicant for employment to disclose information...
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15 Best Practices for the Proper Use of Criminal Records in Hiring

June 7, 2016 | Doreen Koronios
  Hiring new employees is a critically important function in any business. Every hiring decision represents a major investment that employers must make with limited...
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You’re Invited! Conference on the Use of Criminal Records in Hiring

May 5, 2016 | Doreen Koronios
Fred Giles, CARCO’s SVP, Strategic Initiatives, Invites You to Attend A Conference On: The Use of Criminal Records in Hiring: Compliance, Risk, and Opportunity  ...
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Complimentary White Paper on Best Practice Standards: The Proper Use of Criminal Records in Hiring

January 12, 2016 | Doreen Koronios
   January is always a good time of year to review and fine tune processes, including your company’s employment screening program.  Remember that compliance is...
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REMINDER: Best Practices Standards for the Proper Use of Criminal Records in Hiring

September 10, 2014 | Doreen Koronios
Responsible hiring practices should incorporate the recommendations made by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).   As the...
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Federal Court Grants Class Certification in Title VII Disparate Impact Suit Over Alleged Discriminatory Criminal Records Screening Policy

July 10, 2014 | Doreen Koronios
Excerpted from Littler.com by authors: Rod Fliegel and Molly Shah On July 1, 2014, the court granted class certification in a high-profile disparate impact discrimination...
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