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Peopletrail actively tracks the regulatory and legal environment that surrounds employment and criminal background screening. Staying up-to-date with the law helps you remain compliant with the FCRA, EEOC, and other regulatory standards.  The following includes highlights of the most significant updates impacting the screening industry in recent weeks.



Alabama House passes bill on church daycare regulations, Read More.

Alabama Legislature poised to pass state ride-share bill, Read More.


Georgia bill would require tougher long-term care worker background checks, Read More.


Lawmaker wants Idaho to ‘ban the box’ to help ex-offenders get jobs, Read More.


KC Council votes to ‘ban the box’ for ex-offenders seeking jobs, Read More.


Virginia Senate Passes Ban-the-Box Bill for Employment, Read More.

Local child care centers adapting to laws for background checks, Read More.


Washington House votes to ‘Ban the Box’ Read More.

Fair Chance Housing Law Offers Renewed Hope to the Formerly Incarcerated,  Read More.

Federal Legislation

Judge says EEOC can’t enforce background check regs against Texas, Read More.

Background Checks

How the Fair Credit Reporting Act Protects You, Read More.

Should I Tell Prospective Employers About My Recent Legal Problems? Read More.

How To Do A Background Check On Your Financial Pro, Read More.

Nuclear Plant Loses Access to Background Check Database, Read More.

Know Before You Hire: 2018 Employment Screening Trends, Read More.

Improved Employment Screening Will Make Candidates Happier in 2018, Read More.

Agency Conducting Government Background Checks Has Backlog Of 700,000, Read More.

Candace Moody: Trends in background screening, Read More.

Background Check Co. Settles Claims Over Faulty Report, Read More.

How to choose a Background Check Firm, Part 1. Read More.

Three Questions You Can Never Ask Prospective Employees, Read More.

Big Brands

Amazon Fights Cert. Bid In Background Check Suit, Read More.

‘A trust has been broken’ — YMCA implements daily sex offender registry checks, Read More. 

AG Healey announces settlement with over background checks, Read More.

Drug Testing

Opioid Epidemic Spurs Increase in Drug Testing, Risks for Employers, Read More.

Pot and the California employer post-Prop. 64, Read More.

DOT expands list for transport worker drug tests, Read More.

More Efficient Method Devised to Drug Test Athletes, Read More.

Hair, Saliva or Urine—Which Is Best for Drug-Testing Job Candidates? Read More.


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