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Compliance and Legislation Update - Randomizing Social Security Numbers

The situation Everyone is familiar with the basic format of a Social Security Number—3 digits, 2 digits, 4 digits.  Each...

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Legislation and Compliance Update : Federal Reserve Board Issues New Report Studying the Disparate Impact of Credit Histories

The Federal Reserve Board has issued a new report entitled “Does Credit Scoring Produce a Disparate Impact?” The use of ...

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BackgroundChecks.com Hits Milestone - National Criminal Database Reaches 400 Million Records

The national criminal database service from backgroundchecks.com has reached 400 million records.  BackgroundChecks.com ...

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Legislation and Compliance update - Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies: Disclosures

On September 28th California Governor Schwarzenegger signed SB 909 which amend Sections 1786.16 and 1786.20 of the Civil...

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Compliance and Legislation Update - The EEOC and Me

The situation A few years ago, had you asked the average businessman his personal philosophy on background screening, hi...

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Ongoing Criminal Monitoring - Once Just Isn't Enough

Checking applicants’ backgrounds before you hire them is important, but what happens if they commit crimes after startin...

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Legislation and Compliance Update - Massachusetts CORI Reform Signed into Law

Massachusetts S. 2583 has been signed into law by Governor Patrick on August 6th 2010. The new law is designed to reduce...

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Legislation and Compliance update May 2010 - Adverse Action Agitation

We all know the adverse action process: before making a negative hiring (or promotion, assignment, or retention) decisio...

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Census Censure: The Dangers of Partial Background Checks

Earlier this year, workers for the 2010 census started visiting the homes of citizens who hadn’t filled out and returned...

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