Industry News, discrimination, Criminal History, dismissals

Macy’s Faces Class Action Lawsuit over Claims of Hiring Discrimination

Employers face many challenges in the hiring process, and finding suitable candidates is only the first hurdle. Many emp...

Questions and Answers, Criminal History

Do Traffic Tickets Show on Criminal Background Checks?

When filling out a job application, you may be asked to disclose prior criminal history. If you end up getting hired for...

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Industry News, school bus drivers, Criminal History

School Buses, Special Needs Students, and Safety Concerns

Are school buses safe? Parents everywhere have been asking that question for years, and with the summer winding down and...

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Compliance and Legislation, background check, Criminal History

Oklahoma State University Faculty Members Are Split on New Background Check Policies

Oklahoma State University recently adopted a new employee background check policy and faculty members aren’t too pleased...

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Industry News, arizona, Uber, Criminal History, MyClearStart

Uber Defends Hiring Practices in the Wake of Fatal Self-Driving Car Accident

Self-driving cars are a focus of heavy investment, research, and development for many companies, and ridesharing giant U...

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Compliance and Legislation, background check, Criminal History

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 fr...

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Questions and Answers, employee background checks, FCRA, Criminal History

How Far Back Do Background Checks Go?

The type of background check will influence the timeline. Employers typically have no limit to how far back they can or ...

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Compliance and Legislation, Los Angeles, Criminal History

Compliance Guidelines for Los Angeles Ban the Box Ordinances

Since the effective date, the Department of Public Works Bureau of Contract Administration, which enforces the ordinance...

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Compliance and Legislation, discrimination, Criminal History

California Decision on Adjudicating Employment Qualifications

The Northern District of California recently decided another noteworthy case. The case is a reminder to employers that, ...

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Compliance and Legislation, expungement, Indiana, Criminal History

Indiana Amends the Process to Seal and Expunge Conviction Records

The Indiana legislature significantly changed the law for the expungement process in 2013. The changes impact the eligib...

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