The Employment Law Landscape in 2020

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May 31, 2018

HireRight and GIS to Merge

May 29, 2018

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February 27, 2020

PageUp, JazzHR and the caregivers career site myCNAjobs have all announced integrations that provide users with background screening services.

All of the companies sent the same message: By partnering with reference-checking services, they’ll make it easier for employer...

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA®) Background Screening Credentialing Council (BSCC) announced today that VICTIG Screening Solutions has successfully demonstrated compliance with the Background Screeni...

NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Sterling, a global leader in background and identity services, today announced its new integration with PageUp's talent management system, which enhances HR processes for people leaders, candidates, and employees. For employers w...

Arnall Golden Gregory LLP is pleased to provide you with the Compliance News Flash, which includes current news briefs relevant to background screening, immigration and data privacy, for the benefit and interest of our clients as well as employers and consumer reportin...

February 25, 2020

On February 4, the Oakland City Council in California forbade the use of criminal background checks in most housing applications. The stated purpose of the law, the Fair Chance Housing Ordinance, is to allow formerly incarcerated individuals an increased opportunity to...

Factual Background:

In the summer of 2015, Pennsylvania Roofing Company successfully bid on a roofing project for the Fox Chapel Area School District. The project manual required each Pennsylvania Roofing employee to obtain criminal background checks as mandated by Sect...

February 24, 2020

A state appeals court granted a new trial Monday for a man accused of killing his roommate in his wheelchair in 2014 after the prosecution took the unusual step of running a background check on a prospective juror who was black.

The appellate court found that the t...

February 23, 2020

In brief

  • Job applications often fake resumes to get hired, and data verification is a complex, costly and error-prone process for recruiters.

  • EagleCheck, a Spain-based startup, has developed a blockchain solution to conduct this process efficiently and reliably...

West Virginia could be one of more than 30 states to “ban the box” and prohibit certain employers from asking applicants about their criminal history, after lawmakers considered House Bill 4905 Friday evening. 

The legislation from Del. Sammi Brown,...

February 21, 2020

The United States Court of Appeal for the Third Circuit has issued its decision upholding the Philadelphia Wage Equity Ordinance, one of the so-called “salary history ban” laws.1  Now that the Third Circuit has issued its decision, employers that have not already done...

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