Compliance and Legislation, pensylvania

Pennsylvania Amends Background Certification Requirements

Pennsylvania House Bill 1276 amends and clarifies the state’s law that deals with background clearances for employees an...

Industry News, pensylvania

Pennsylvania School District Approves Guidelines That Will Call for 560 New Background Checks

Pennsylvania school districts and youth serving organizations have been scrambling to implement new background checks po...

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Industry News, pensylvania, volunteer background check

Pennsylvania State Representative Wants to Exempt Emergency Responders from Paying for Background Checks

Under current legislation in the state of Pennsylvania, emergency response workers, including firefighters and emergency...

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Industry News, pensylvania

New Pennsylvania Background Check Rules Create System Backlog

Ever since the Penn State/Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal from a few years ago, officials in Pennsylvania had been w...

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Industry News, school, pensylvania

Pennsylvania School District Struggles with Volunteer Background Check Dilemma

Is it better to pay for background checks, or to lose volunteers? That's the dilemma facing Mechanicsburg Area School Di...

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Industry News, child care, pensylvania, child abuse

2015 Brings Stricter Childcare Legislation and Background Checks to Pennsylvania

It's the New Year, which means that new legislation relating to background checks and other types of protection is going...

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Industry News, volunteer, pensylvania

Pittsburgh Borough Institutes Background Checks Requirements for Board and Commission Members

Baldwin Borough, which is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has instituted new background check requirements for volu...

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Industry News, school, volunteer, pensylvania

Elementary Schools in Pennsylvania Institute Background Checks for Parent Volunteers

It's becoming increasingly common for parents of elementary school students in the state of Pennsylvania, and indeed, th...

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