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Employment & Background Screening in the News

July 6th, 2017

Peopletrail actively tracks employment and background screening news to stay abreast of changes in employment laws and to provide compliance related updates. The below recap includes the most recent news impacting the screening industry.

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Background Screening News in Brief – June 2017

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Recruiting? 7 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Take Background Checks For Granted, 01/06/2017
Conducting Effective Pre-Employment Screenings, 06/01/2017
Fourth Circuit States Violation of FCRA that Fails to Demonstrate a Concrete Injury Not Enough for Standing, 05/25/2017
Need to Check an Employee’s Criminal Background? Tread Carefully, 05/25/2017
Hogan vetoes bill to ‘ban the box’ on college applications, 05/26/2017
Hartsfield-Jackson to use continuous background checks on workers, 05/24/2017
New background check regulations for Uber, Lyft enacted in Texas, 05/30/2017
Public Act 16-67 – Are Your Background-Check Practices Compliant? 06/02/2017
Demystifying Employment Background Checks, 06/06/2017
Background checks crucial for nonprofits, 06/05/2017
CLIENT ALERT: 2017 Criminal Background Laws, 06/09/2017
Twenty allege Waffle House background checks performed by shady agency, 06/08/2017
Background Checks: Hiring Essential Or Barrier To Re-Entry? 06/08/2017
Be Careful What You Wish For: Social Media Background Checks and Privacy Laws, 06/07/2017
NJ companies that drug test employees have to be careful not to get sued, 06/11/2017
EEOC settles for $45,000 with two Arizona companies over drug policies, 06/12/2017
Name change for prostitution charge in Seattle brings errors in background checks, 06/14/2017
Peopletrail To Attend The 2017 SHRM Convention In New Orleans, 06/14/2017
Ride-Share Drivers in Boston Are Losing Their Jobs Over Decades-Old Offenses, 06/12/2017
Connecticut auditor urges stronger laws on background checks for day care workers, 06/15/2017
Penn State fails to ensure background checks for youth camps staff, state audit says, 06/22/2017
Best Practices in International Background Screening, 06/29/2017

State Legislation

School background checks bill gets unanimous OK in Nevada Assembly, 05/25/2017
Background checks bill, highlighted in Broken Trust series, moves to Assembly, 05/26/217
Criminal justice reform efforts stall at Arizona Legislature, including push to ‘Ban the Box’, 06/05/2017
Uber and Lyft resume operations in Austin, 06/04/2017
Nevada Legislature Passes Ride-Share Rules In Final Hour, 06/06/2017
Years behind other states, rules for Uber, Lyft win final passage, 06/07/2017
State DOJ ordered to change background checks, 06/09/2017
United States: Institutions Must Take Note Of Recent Changes To CORI Regulations, 06/09/2017
Townsend employee, boyfriend sue town, former police officers over background check allegations, 06/07/2017
‘Ban the box’ effort gains support in Spartanburg, 06/09/2017
Positive No More: Rhode Island Employers Need to Think Twice Before Denying Employment Based on a Positive Drug Test, 06/19/2017
Legislators pass bill to prevent sex offenders from driving for ride-sharing companies, 06/21/2017
New law requiring Indiana school employees have them every 5 years, 06/27/2017
New California Regulations Further Restrict Criminal Background Checks, 06/26/2017
Governor Carney Signs Legislation to Address Gender Pay Gap, 06/14/2017
California’s New Criminal Background Check Regulations to Go Into Effect July 1, 2017

Federal Legislation

District Court Rejects Notion That An Improper Background Check Disclosure Automatically Renders A Subsequent Background Authorization Improper, 05/30/2017
Judge Not Happy with Uber Class-Action Settlement, 06/02/2017

Big Brands

Attorney General Becerra: Target Settles Record $18.5 Million Credit Card Data Breach Case, 05/23/2017
Five Guys Burger Co. Hit With Wage, Background Check Suit,  06/05/2017
Fourth Circuit dismisses $12M credit report case against Experian, 06/06/2017
Lawsuit claims Uber ignored attempted murder conviction of driver who later raped passenger 06/28/2017

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