Industry News, new york, expungement, cannabis penalties

New York Continues on Path of Marijuana Decriminalization as Expungement Opportunities Grow

Though it remains a banned Schedule I substance on the federal level, marijuana is eliciting softened stances from state...

Industry News, new york, Background Checks, school bus drivers

Is the New York Department of Education Playing Softball with Its Bus Driver Background Checks?

The New York Department of Education (DOE) has been accused by a former employee of being cursory in its examination of ...

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Compliance and Legislation, new york, youth camps, loophole

New York Law Leaves Loopholes for Sex Offenders to Work at Camps

Because of a loophole in a New York State law, it may be possible for sex offenders to obtain employment at children’s c...

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Compliance and Legislation, new york, salary history, discrimination

New York City Bans Employers from Asking about Salary History in Job Interviews

On April 5, 2017, the New York City Council passed an ordinance that amends the administrative code by prohibiting emplo...

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Industry News, new york, driver license checks, Uber

Moving Company Startup in New York Emphasizes Background Checks

Companies like Uber have changed the landscape of personal transportation, allowing regular citizens to accept taxi-like...

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Industry News, new york, Background Checks, nurse

Troubled New York Nursing Home Has History of Not Running Background Checks

This week saw two nursing homes in the Oswego, New York area enter the headlines after former aides were criminally char...

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Compliance and Legislation, new york, ban the box

Tompkins County, New York Passes Legislation to Ban the Box

Tompkins County has officially become the latest jurisdiction in the state of New York to ban the box for public employe...

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Industry News, new york, sex offender database, summer camps

New York Senator Wants Better Background Checks for Camps

School is out and summer is almost here. For some, that means a season full of beach trips and lazy afternoons spent by ...

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Industry News, new york, landlord, rent

Binghamton, New York Considering Property Background Checks

It's not uncommon to hear about mandatory background check requirements for certain jobs, like teachers or doctors. Usua...

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Compliance and Legislation, new york

New York City’s Fair Chance Act Notice

New York City’s Fair Chance Act became effective last month. This is the ban-the-box ordinance that prohibits most emplo...

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