Questions and Answers, background check, employee

How Long Do Background Checks Take?

Whether you are sitting in the employer’s chair or applying for jobs, you are probably curious how long background check...

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Industry News, background check, employment law, abuse

Why the Larry Nassar Scandal Has Everything to Do with Employment Law and Background Checks

On January 24, Larry Nassar was sentenced to “40 to 175 years in prison” for assaulting and molesting at least 150 under...

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Industry News, background check, new jersey, caregivers

New Jersey Legislators Pledge to Improve Background Checks for Caregivers

Two lawmakers in New Jersey have vowed to improve the background check requirements for caregivers at living communities...

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Compliance and Legislation, background check, fingerprint

City of Schenectady Adopting New Background Check Policy

In the past, the City of Schenectady has limited its background checks to certain high-responsibility positions. Going f...

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Compliance and Legislation, background check, EEOC, volunteer, FCRA, Rhode Island, church

Rhode Island Bill Would Allow Churches to Screen Volunteers or Employees

A bill pending in the Rhode Island legislature would allow churches and religious institutions in the state to conduct b...

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Industry News, background check, daycare, arkansas

Arkansas Daycare Background Checks Allow for Lengthy Grace Period

The subject of background checks in daycares was recently highlighted by a TV station in Little Rock, Arkansas after a m...

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Industry News, background check, drug screening, fingerprint, Amazon

FCRA Lawsuit Against Amazon Will Move Forward after Florida Ruling

A lawsuit filed against Amazon.com for violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act will move forward after a Florida judge r...

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Industry News, background check, university, Wisconsin

University of Wisconsin System Considering Background Checks for Students

Per a report from WBKT-TV—a television news station based in La Crosse, Wisconsin—the University of Wisconsin System may...

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Industry News, background check, ongoing criminal monitoring, teacher

Indiana Legislative Committee Wants Repeat Background Checks for Teachers

A bill pending in the Indiana legislature could change the way that schools throughout the state complete background che...

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