Lawsuit Hits Wisconsin Governor Concerning Background Checks

A lawsuit filed by Becky Chasensky against Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker alleges that she was overlooked for the posit...

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Schools Across the Country Re-Evaluating Background Checks

Since the Penn State coach scandal, there has been a rush nationwide to reform and re-evaluate the way schools are condu...

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New State Law in Pennsylvania Makes Background Checks Mandatory

In a move that has been met with some controversy, the state of Pennsylvania recently put a law into effect that now mak...

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School Chaperone’s are Safe, Right?

If you think the chaperones that are going along with your children’s school trips are safe, you may be sorely mistaken....

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Are You Not Getting Hired? It Could Be Your Background

It is a tough time to be looking for a job, but it can be even tougher when you have all of the experience, a perfect re...

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Pizza Chain and Major Bank Sued in Class Actions for Technical FCRA Violations

Plaintiff's law firms are suing large employers for technical violations of the disclosure requirements of the FCRA. At ...

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After Coaching Scandals, the Importance of Background Checks Come to Light

In the past month, there have been several instances of coaches being accused of sexually explicit crimes against the ch...

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Background Checks Lacking in Georgia’s Head Start Program

When a child is enrolled in a Head Start program one assumes that the employees at those facilities will be upstanding c...

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backgroundchecks.com Legislation and Compliance Update - Amendment to California Civil Code 1786

Effective January 1, 2012, employers must provide consumers with the web address of the screening company used to conduc...

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