Industry News, driver license checks, Uber, maryland, fingerprint

Maryland Won’t Require Fingerprint Checks for Uber and Lyft

Regulators in the state of Maryland recently decided against a mandate that would have required fingerprint background c...

Industry News, school, maryland, abuse

Maryland County School District's Efforts to Protect Kids Pays Off

A school district in Maryland made a commitment last year to create what administrators hope will be a safer educational...

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Industry News, Marijuana, maryland, drug screening, police

Baltimore Police Could Ease up on Marijuana Restrictions for Recruits

The Baltimore Police Department may be easing up on background restrictions for recruits. According to a recent report f...

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Industry News, sex offender, maryland

Maryland County School District Reeling After Child Porn Case

What happens when a teacher is charged with child pornography possession? How about child pornography creation? And what...

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Montgomery County, Maryland Bans the Box and More

The comprehensive law places other restrictions and requirements on employers. The new law goes into effect January 1, 2...

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Maryland Community Moves toward Volunteer Coaches Background Checks

Volunteer background checks are becoming more and more common for youth sports coaches. The latest area to join the tren...

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Maryland Considers Background Checks for Doctors

According to a recent report from the Baltimore Sun, the Maryland Board of Physicians is in talks to propose new legisla...

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Compliance and Legislation, maryland, social media checks

Maryland House and Senate Pass Law Prohibiting Employers from Requesting Social Media Passwords

The Maryland House and Senate have passed, and the Governor is expected to sign, a bill prohibiting employers from reque...

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Industry News, credit check, maryland, financial background check

Maryland Legislation Limiting Credit Reports for Employment Screening Purposes Signed into Law

Under the Act, an employer may not use an applicant’s or an employee’s credit report or credit history in making certain...

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