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Can AI-Based Hiring Tools Be Fixed?

Compliance and Legislation

Can AI-Based Hiring Tools Be Fixed?

AI-based hiring tools were touted to save employers time, streamline hiring, and even remove bias from the hiring process. Now, though, critics of these tools – including the New York City Council – s...

Florida May Mandate Background Checks for Apartment Workers

Compliance and Legislation

Florida May Mandate Background Checks for Apartment Workers

Following a murder at a student rental apartment near the University of Florida, some lawmakers have proposed changes to the law that would create new background check requirements.

North Carolina Amends Certificate of Relief Law

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North Carolina Amends Certificate of Relief Law

On June 25, 2018, Governor Roy Cooper signed House Bill 774, which expands Certificate of Relief. The North Carolina Certificate of Relief Law, which was e

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City of Spokane Enacts Fair Chance Ordinance

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City of Spokane Enacts Fair Chance Ordinance

On November 27, 2017, the City of Spokane City Council passed a new ordinance that prohibits private sector employers from requesting and considering crimi

Vermont Restricts Employer Access to Social Media Accounts

Compliance and Legislation, Vermont, social media checks

Vermont Restricts Employer Access to Social Media Accounts

Under newly adopted 21 V.S.A. § 495k (b), an employer may not require, request, or coerce an employee or applicant to do any of the following: Disclose a u

City of Kansas City, MO Bans the Box and More

Compliance and Legislation, criminal background check, ban the box, Kansas

City of Kansas City, MO Bans the Box and More

The ordinance applies to any person employing six or more employees and employment agencies. The ordinance excludes “positions where employers are required

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