Industry News, EEOC, background check policy, Walmart

Walmart Facing EEOC Racial Discrimination Claims Over Warehouse Hiring Decisions

Walmart is facing accusations of employment discrimination. The allegations come from employees at a Walmart distributio...

Industry News, background check policy, gig economy

Finding Space in the Gig Economy with a Criminal Record Proves Challenging

When you climb into a rideshare vehicle or have food delivered by a third-party provider, how can you know the person se...

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Industry News, background check policy, dismissals, chicago public schools

Chicago Public Schools Fires 128 Employees over Background Check Findings

Chicago Public Schools (CPS) recently fired 128 employees after conducting fresh background checks. Per a report from th...

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Industry News, background check policy, armed forces

U.S. Army Adopts Background Checks to Strengthen Safety for New Recruits

Despite the image US Army drill instructors possess in popular media, the criteria for selection as a DI is rigorously f...

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Industry News, background check policy, DOC

NYC Department of Corrections Hired Officers Despite Red Flags

The New York City Department of Corrections (DOC) hired at least 88 people to be correction officers despite red flags i...

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Industry News, background check policy, congress admin, IT

Congressional IT Contractor Didn’t Pass a Background Check

An IT contractor who had access to email servers for United States House of Representatives members worked without a bac...

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Questions and Answers, background check policy, Amazon

What's Included in an Amazon Background Check? Do They Hire Felons?

Amazon’s background check policy requires all finalists to complete criminal background searches, reference checks, and ...

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