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ACLU Takes Aim at Landlord in Rental Fairness Dispute

A criminal record can prove a troublesome barrier to many necessities, from securing gainful employment to getting appro...

Compliance and Legislation, virginia, adoption

Virginia House of Delegates Passes New Background Check Law for Adoptions

Virginia legislators recently voted their approval of three new bills related to adoption. One of the bills would ramp u...

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Compliance and Legislation, virginia

Fixing Turnaround Times in Virginia

In April of this year, Virginia removed Year of Birth from all court records. This is causing all potentially adverse re...

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Industry News, virginia

TV Station That Hired Virginia Shooter Failed to Check His References Using His Birth Name

The shooter in the Roanoke, Virginia tragedy that took place on Wednesday, August 26th went by Bryce Williams when he wa...

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Industry News, virginia

Investigation into Virginia Child Services Center Reveals Fraud, Failed Background Checks

The Pendleton Child Services Center, a shuttered business based in Virginia Beach, Virginia, may face criminal charges f...

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Virginia Wesleyan College Gave Convicted Embezzler Full Access to Student and Alumni Records

Virginia Wesleyan College reportedly never ran a background check on an employee who turned out to be a convicted felon ...

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Girl Scout Troop Leader in Virginia Arrested for Child Pornography Charges

A male leader of a Girl Scouts troop in Sportsylvania County, Virginia has been arrested for a variety of sexually relat...

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Industry News, military, virginia

Sweeping New Background Checks on the Way for Military Bases Nationwide

Visitors to military bases throughout the country could soon be required to complete an instant background check before ...

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Industry News, virginia, healthcare

Virginia Senate Approves Bill That Would Require a Revamp in Nursing Background Checks

The Virginia legislature is very close to approving a bill that would require all nurses in the state to undergo more in...

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Industry News, virginia, state background check

Virginia Legislators Consider Background Check Overhauls for Public and Private Colleges

Based on Virginia state laws, all college in the state, be they public or private institutions, are required to pass on ...

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