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Pennsylvania “Clean Slate” Law Limiting Access to Certain Criminal History Records Takes Effect

July 16, 2019 | Kevin Coy
On June 28th, Pennsylvania’s “Clean Slate” law, Act 56 of 2018, took effect.  The Clean Slate law creates a framework for limiting access to certain...
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The Importance in Accuracy in Background Screening

May 21, 2019 | Shannon Shoemaker
As laws governing background checks constantly change, regulatory oversight expands and the ranks of applicants misrepresenting themselves grows, selecting a vendor to conduct background checks...
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5 Commonly Asked Questions About Background Screening for HR and Recruiting Leaders

May 7, 2019 | Shannon Shoemaker
HR and recruiting leaders are wholly invested in compliance when it comes to background screening and employment law. It’s imperative that we stay on top...
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Freelance and Contract Workers: Why Comprehensive Background Checks are Important

April 23, 2019 | Shannon Shoemaker
With the growing number of contract, gig and freelance workers globally, many companies are shifting to a more fluid staffing model. While this impacts talent acquisition...
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Proposed Amendments to FCRA Legislation Would Significantly Impact Employment Background Checks

March 26, 2019 | David Bennett
As the 116th Congress gets underway, members of Congress are introducing new proposed legislation. Many proposals, of course, never become law.  That said, it is...
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An Employer’s Guide to Hiring Staff with A Criminal History

January 15, 2019 | Debbie Caporusso
As the regulations tighten around screening candidates who have been previously incarcerated and as employers look for ways to find good talent, a growing number...
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5 Background Check Standards You Need to Know in 2019

January 8, 2019 | Debbie Caporusso
Screening candidates to fill a position has always been a challenge for employers, regardless whether or not a candidate has a criminal record. These important...
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OFAC Screening Changes in the Workplace You Need to Know

December 4, 2018 | Debbie Caporusso
The Office of Foreign Assets Control, or OFAC, of the U.S. Department of the Treasury administers and enforces economic and trade sanctions based on US...
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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 | Bryan Barajas
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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