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What is a sex offender and more? Sexual Misconduct

What is a sex offender and more?

What is a sex offender and more?

Massachusetts Marijuana Industry to Prohibit Employment of Convicted Drug Traffickers Cannabis

Massachusetts Marijuana Industry to Prohibit Employment of Convicted Drug Traffickers

Massachusetts, whose citizens voted in favor of recreational legalization in November 2016, has taken the process more slowly than other "legal" state...

Drug Testing Shows More than Five Percent Increase in Positive Results Drug Screening

Drug Testing Shows More than Five Percent Increase in Positive Results

Besides passing a background check, many jobs also require new hires to undergo a pre-employment drug-screening test. According to the Drug Testing In...

Pre-Employment Marijuana Testing in District of Columbia Drug Screening

Pre-Employment Marijuana Testing in District of Columbia

Since that time, Washington D.C. passed a permanent law that is identical to the “Prohibition of Pre-Employment Marijuana Testing Emergency Act of 201...

Does an eviction show up on a criminal background check? Criminal background check

Does an eviction show up on a criminal background check?

Applying to become a rental property tenant may feel like putting your entire life on display. Landlords often require extensive information from appl...

5 Sample Background Checks Verifications

5 Sample Background Checks

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Colorado and New Mexico Ban the Box; Others Face Enforcement Issues Ban The Box

Colorado and New Mexico Ban the Box; Others Face Enforcement Issues

A criminal record, regardless of the charges, is often a barrier to employment that ex-offenders find difficult to overcome. While more than half of U...

Ohio Enacts a New Medical Marijuana Law Drug Screening

Ohio Enacts a New Medical Marijuana Law

On May 25, 2015, the Ohio Legislature passed House Bill 523 which legalizes the prescription and use of medical marijuana for individuals with serious...

Navigating EEOC Compliance During COVID-19 EEOC

Navigating EEOC Compliance During COVID-19

To say that the COVID-19 pandemic turned the business world upside-down is an understatement. From a massive shift to remote work to hard choices surr...

Volunteers and Caregivers: Background Check Policies Volunteer checks

Volunteers and Caregivers: Background Check Policies

Which role should background checks play for aged care providers? Michigan recently took a big step in standardizing certain parts of the background c...

South Carolina Town Shuts Down Ban the Box Ordinance Ban The Box

South Carolina Town Shuts Down Ban the Box Ordinance

One of the major trends in the background check industry over the past couple of years has been the spread of “ban the box” legislation, laws that hav...

AI and Background Checks Background checks for employers

AI and Background Checks

Artificial intelligence and algorithm-driven technologies are impacting every facet of our daily lives.