employment law

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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Minimize Legal Risk by Enforcing Compliance in the Adverse Action Process – Part II

March 6, 2019 | David Bennett
In Part I of this blog series, we examined Adverse Action at a high level and provided insights into employer obligations under FCRA.  Part II...
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Minimize Legal Risk by Enforcing Compliance in the Adverse Action Process – Part I

February 28, 2019 | David Bennett
Most companies use some form of pre-employment screening to protect against hiring risks. Pre-employment screening allows employers and prospective employers to check for prior criminal...
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Key Employer Takeaways to Ensure FCRA Compliance in Background Screening Disclosure and Authorization

February 20, 2019 | David Bennett
On January 29, 2019, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an important opinion that is relevant for employers who are responsible for providing job...
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New White Paper: Drug Screening Compliance-Why You Should Care

December 12, 2017 | Bryan Barajas
The legal liability for workplace drug testing lies squarely with the employer. Keeping up with the different and ever-changing laws around workplace drug screening can...
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The Business Impact of Integrating Your Applicant Tracking and Background Screening Solutions

November 9, 2017 | Bryan Barajas
If you are a recruiter or human resources professional working for an enterprise or mid-market size organization, you are more than likely using an applicant...
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A Class Action Lawsuit Bonanza: FCRA Lawsuits Increase Almost 60% In One Month

October 26, 2017 | Bryan Barajas
According to a report by WebRecon, from September 1, 2017 to September 30, 2017, 556 consumers filed FCRA (Fair Credit Reporting Act) complaints, 245 of...
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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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Social Media Searches are so Important that the Government is Doing it and So Should You

October 5, 2017 | Bryan Barajas
  The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently announced that, as of October 18, 2017, it will expand the background checks it conducts on...
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Complimentary Webinar: Compliance Best Practices in Social Media Employment Screening

September 12, 2017 | Bryan Barajas
  Join Cisive and Fama for a unique perspective on the use of social media screening to enrich your organization's hiring standards and code of...
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