EEOC Issues COVID-19 Guidance


This article originally appeared, in part, on Ogletree Deakins The EEOC Updates its COVID-19 Publication The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued an update to its COVID-19 technical assistance publication. The update provides guidance for employers on the topics…


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5 Years Ago, AmericanChecked Changed Screening in Nevada


June 9 Marks 5 Years Since the Passage of NV SB 409 After seeing one unreportable criminal conviction after another in the state of Nevada, AmericanChecked President, Julie Hakman, decided enough was enough. Employers weren’t receiving critical information about applicants…


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Why Rescreening Employees is a Good Idea in 2020


When Should Your Company Rescreen Employees? A nonprofit city zoo found itself at the center of every organization’s worst nightmare when one of its former employees was accused of sex abuse of a minor and arrested on multiple counts of…


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How the Heroes Act Could Impact Employers


This article by Montserrat Miller originally appeared on JDSupra.com   The Heroes Act includes a provision that would place a temporary moratorium on the ability of consumer reporting agencies (CRAs) to furnish certain adverse information during major disasters, including during…


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New Rapid Renewal Program for Businesses Post-Covid


AmericanChecked Announces New Rapid Renewal Program to Help Businesses Bounce Back Fast   AmericanChecked has launched a Rapid Renewal program for its current customers to re-screen employees as they re-join the workforce. The Rapid Renewal is a special rate, discounted renewal package that…


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AmericanChecked is Presenting at NTGC/R


AmericanChecked is Presenting at NTGC/R There will be three chances to catch AmericanChecked at the spring 2020 National Tribal Gaming Commissioners and Regulators Conference in sunny San Diego. Vice President of Sales and Client Services Shelley Boyd and Director of…


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Amid COVID-19 Concerns, We Are Business As Usual


AmericanChecked Will Be Here to Make Your Day As concerns around COVID-19, commonly referred to as the Coronavirus, continue to rise, we want to assure you that AmericanChecked is well-prepared for any circumstance that may occur. We will continue to…


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Maryland Joins Growing Number of Ban-the-Box States


Maryland is the Newest State to Ban the Box Maryland has joined a growing number of states and jurisdictions enacting a “ban-the-box” law prohibiting employers from asking job applicants about their criminal history on the initial job application. The new…


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Top 4 Myths about FBI Fingerprint Checks in 2019


What employers need to know about fingerprint background checks.   FBI fingerprint checks get a lot of attention in the media. To solve a case on CSI, all they need is a fingerprint to scan to find their suspect. If…


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NAPBS is Now PBSA!


NAPBS is now the Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA). According to an announcement from Executive Director Melissa Sorenson, “NAPBS has responded to the boundaryless nature of our industry by evolving into a truly global association. While that work began some…


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SSA Announces New Consent Based Social Security Number


Social Security Administration Announces Initial Roll Out of New Electronic Consent Based Social Security Number Verification (eCBSV) Service for Financial Institutions or Their Service Providers On June 7, 2019, the Social Security Administration (SSA) provided notice of an initial enrollment…


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