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  • January 11 — A firefighter in Tacoma, Washington died last summer of a drug overdose. A local newspaper is looking at the interview and screening process breakdowns that might have led to his hiring.
  • January 09 — “Ban the box” legislation has rapidly spread across the country, emerging as city or county ordinances and even as statewide laws. Now, however, an Indiana State Senator wants to ban “ban the box” ordinances in the state.
  • January 05 — Little League International, the organization behind Little League Baseball and Softball programs around the world, has instituted a new background check rule for United States programs. Under the new rule, all affiliated U.S. leagues will be required to run criminal background screenings on their volunteers.
  • January 03 — Michigan’s Lieutenant Governor has approved a law that gives animal shelters in the state the power to run background checks on potential pet adopters. The goal of the legislation is to keep pets out of the hands of known animal abusers.
  • December 29 — The State of Maryland has decided against new regulations that would have added fingerprint background checks and ongoing criminal monitoring for ridesharing companies. Such regulations would have made Maryland the first state to mandate fingerprint checks for ride-hailing services.
  • December 21 — The Department of Transportation is creating a new database to track drug and alcohol infractions for truckers and other commercial drivers. Employers will be required to report infractions to the database and run searches when filling positions that require a commercial driver’s license.
  • December 20 — The Mayor of Los Angeles recently signed into law an initiative that bans the box for private employers. The law also forces private employers to follow an eight-point list of considerations recommended by the EEOC before making any adverse employment decisions based on criminal history.
  • December 19 — In 2007, the 9/11 commission recommended terrorist watch list checks for mass transit employees, including rail and bus workers. That recommendation never became an official rule, but two U.S. Senators are pushing for deeper background checks for all mass transit employees.
  • December 13 — The University of Minnesota has elected to “ban the box” and remove about criminal history from its student admission applications. Prospective students will still be expected to self-disclose past sex offenses or academic dishonesty issues.
  • December 11 — A bus driver in Chattanooga, Tennessee recently crashed his bus into a tree, killing six children and injuring dozens more. The driver had been the subject of numerous complaints in the months and weeks leading up to the tragic incident.