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New Legislation Regulating Employment Background Screenings in 2022

Federal, State, and local laws surrounding employment background screenings are constantly...

Revamp Your Background Check Process To Help Fight Labor Shortages

The current state of the labor market has businesses scrambling to fill open positions. One...

DHS Seeks Input on Making Remote I-9 Review Permanent

On March 30, 2022, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration...

Protect Your Business with Government Data Searches

Government data searches are becoming a necessary part of the screening process, especially in...

State Drug Testing and Workers’ Compensation Denial Regulations

Many states incentivize employers to make use of workplace drug testing through workers’...

Drug Testing Laws in 2021 and What to Expect in 2022

16 states and the District of Columbia have fully legalized Marijuana and 33 states have legalized...

New California Bill Would Permit Access to Court Record Searches for DOB and Driver's License Number

On February 17, 2022, California Senator Steven Bradford (D-35th District) introduced Senate Bill...

Federal Law, State Law, Local Law: Who Rules?

Employers often find that federal regulations, state laws, and local ordinances are at odds with...

Federal laws for background checks in healthcare

Healthcare providers and organizations must maintain compliance with relevant Federal health care...

Iowa Background Check Requirements for Healthcare

While there is no federal law that requires home health agencies (HHAs) to conduct background...

Using Automation In The Adjudication Process Saves Time And Money

The HireGuide adjudication tool enabled a large staffing firm conducting approximately 4,000...

Ban-the-Box now applies to Federal Contractors and Federal Agencies

The President signed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020. This new...

Philadelphia's New Ban On Pre-Employment Marijuana Testing

On January 1, 2022, a new Philadelphia ordinance took effect. The rule was passed by the...