criminal history record checks

What Happens When a Candidate Background Check Reveals a Criminal Record?

December 7, 2021 | Antique Nguyen
For Cisive's most recent benchmark report, Cisive Insights: Talent Screening Trends 2021, Cisive surveyed more than 1,500 human resources, talent acquisition, compliance, and recruitment professionals...
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The Importance in Accuracy in Background Screening

May 21, 2019 | Antique Nguyen
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 | Antique Nguyen
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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New California Law Prohibits the Use of Juvenile Criminal Convictions in Hiring Decisions

October 1, 2016 | Bryan Barajas
   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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Ban the Box Legislation

August 19, 2015 | Bryan Barajas
DID YOU KNOW?  Although there is no federal legislation yet, Ban the Box legislation (Fair Chance Act) has been enacted in: 18 STATES (7 OF WHICH...
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Oregon Enacts Ban the Box Law for Private and Public Employers

July 6, 2015 | Bryan Barajas
On June 25, 2015, Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed into law House Bill 3025, which will prohibit both private and public employers from asking questions...
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NYC Extends its Existing Ban the Box Law to Private Employers

June 11, 2015 | Bryan Barajas
The New York City Council voted to require private employers to remove criminal convictions questions from job applications.  The Fair Chance Act will delay the...
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Ohio to Ban the Box on Applications for State Government Positions

May 18, 2015 | Bryan Barajas
As of June 1, 2015, Ohio is “voluntarily” joining the Ban the Box Movement and removing the question on government job applications regarding the applicant’s...
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State of Virginia Bans the Box

April 10, 2015 | Bryan Barajas
On April 3rd, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe  signed an Executive Order  affecting state hiring practices by removing questions regarding criminal history from employment applications. Specifically,...
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St. Petersburg, Florida Will “Ban the Box” on City Employment Applications

October 24, 2014 | Bryan Barajas
As of January 1, 2015, St. Petersburg, Florida will "Ban the Box" on city employment applications, which removes the "box" from their employment application asking...
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