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What to Know About the New York City Updated Two-Step Background Check

In January 2021, the New York City Council amended the Fair Chance Act (FCA) that prohibits employers in New York City from inquiring into job applicants' criminal history until after a conditional job offer was made. The New York City Fair Chance Act, or NYCFCA, went into effect on July 29, 2021, and expanded protection for individuals with criminal records.

15% Of Employees Plan To Quit Their Job By December

Recruiters continue to face challenges throughout 2021, and may face another significant blow...

5 critical questions to ask about your background check process

If your company is doing its background checks in-house or using an inexperienced provider,...

How to provide a great candidate experience during your hiring process

Would you agree that hiring new people for your company is nothing like it was a decade ago? Of...

Alabama REDEEMER Act: Key Takeaways

Record Expungement Designed to Enhance Employment and Eliminate Recidivism Act (REDEEMER Act)...

Important new hiring compliance laws employers need to know

36 states have laws for public employers, 15 states regulate private employers (California,...

7 Questions to ask before you hire a background screening company

If you’ve been looking for a background screening provider, you’ve probably noticed it’s a...

Adjudication keeps consistency and fairness in your hiring process

Adjudication is the process of evaluating the results of a candidate's background check against...

Things you might not know about social media background checks

Should you screen your candidates’ social media profiles or not? That’s a great question with a...

Employer's guide to pre-employment drug testing

The creation and maintenance of a compliant drug and alcohol testing policy are essential for...

How to conduct a background check

Conducting a background check isn’t a mystery. But it’s also not as simple as logging into a...

How fair chance hiring laws impact your business

Did you know that anywhere from 70-100 million people have a criminal record in the United...