Worrying Gaps in Georgia Criminal Records Databases: What Employers Should Know

A recent report indicated that Georgia’s state-level criminal records databases were missing huge amounts of criminal hi...

What You Need to Know about EEOC Lawsuits

When conducting background checks and making decisions based on criminal history, employers must be familiar with guidan...

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Case Study | Social and Child Services Organizations Rely on backgroundchecks.com to Help Protect the People They Serve

Social and child services organizations across the nation work tirelessly and selflessly to help less-advantaged populat...

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Texas Parents Lose Money as a Youth Sports Organizer Eludes Background Checks

Youth sports often provide children with opportunities for personal growth and new experiences, and for many years, they...

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Employers in Many Industries Are Reconsidering Their Stance on Hiring Ex-Criminal Offenders

An article recently published in the Chicago Tribune illuminates just how much the employment landscape has changed in r...

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Charged But Not Convicted: Do Dismissed Cases Show on Background Checks?

Does a dismissed case show up on a background check? If you have previously been arrested and charged with a crime but d...

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Massachusetts Criminal Justice Reform Law Amends Ban-the-Box Policy

Governor Charlie Baker signed the Massachusetts Criminal Justice Reform Law on April 13, 2018 which places further restr...

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Large Kentucky School District Adopts New Background Check Policies

Kentucky’s biggest school district is preparing to implement new background check policies. Per a report from Louisville...

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New York City Updates Fair Chance Act Regulations

On August 5, 2017, the New York City Commission on Human Rights released rules reflecting how they intend to enforce the...

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New Changes to Massachusetts CORI Regulation

In May of 2012, Massachusetts passed the Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) law which regulates how employers c...

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