Compliance and Legislation, expungement, federal

U.S. Judges Cannot Expunge Federal Convictions, Appeals Court Finds

In state and county courts, ex-offenders can win the right to have their criminal records expunged. In the past, reforme...

Compliance and Legislation, OPM, social media, federal

House Committee Wants Social Media Searches for Federal Background Checks

On Friday, May 13th, legislators in the House Oversight Committee heard from federal agencies about why government backg...

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Compliance and Legislation, ban the box, Illinois, federal

A Federal Ban the Box Bill Is Currently Pending

For the past few years, there has been arguably no headline staple in the background check world as consistent as the ba...

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Industry News, federal

Federal Government Halts Background Checks in Response to Hack

A few years ago, the United States Office of Personnel Management was hacked. The cyber attack targeted OPM's Electronic...

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