The applicant screening industry moves fast. Keep up with our Industry News blog, which presents breaking news items, culled from newspapers and trade publications, relating to legislation, case law, statistics and trends in applicant screening.
The state’s Department of Health and Human Services announced its plans to require fingerprint-based state and national criminal history checks through the launch of its West Virginia Clearance for Access: Registry and Employment Screening program. Read More
The law, which will go into effect on October 15, 2015, applies to all employers, both public and private. Read More
Over the past few years, “Ban the Box” legislation – or legislation that seeks to eliminate employment barriers for qualified job applicants with criminal records by restricting an employer’s right to inquire into an applicant’s criminal history – has been gaining momentum nationwide, with new states, cities and counties joining the movement every month. Read More
Following the likes of retailers such as Sears and Home Depot, Big Lots is accused of violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act for its failure to provide “standalone” disclosures prior to obtaining third-party consumer reports on applicants. Read More
Pennsylvania amends law requiring background checks for employees and volunteers who have direct contact with children, including an exemption for higher education employees
The Pennsylvania legislature has passed—and Gov. Tom Wolf has signed— H.B. 1276 to amend the state’s Child Protective Services Law and Act 153 which was originally signed into law last October. Read More
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