Background Screening in the Gig Economy


Do You Really Know Who Is Conducting Your Employment Screens? Buzzfeed recently published an expose on one of the nation’s largest background screening provider’s business practices and placed a massive spotlight on what can happen when screening companies rush their…


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#EqualPayDay Stokes Salary History Debate


  Nearly one month after International Women’s Day comes Equal Pay Day, adding more discourse to the national conversation about pay equity between men and women, and how employers are addressing the wage gap. One popular piece of legislation picking…


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Salary History Bans Are Here


Are you breaking the law by asking salary history information? State and local governments are increasingly adopting laws and regulations that prohibit employers from requesting applicant salary history information. There are currently 12 state-wide and 10 local salary bans. While…


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Empowering Employees through FCRA Certification


Do you know how many FCRA certified employees are processing your background checks? If your background screening partner is AmericanChecked the answer is:  All of them. Every single individual who touches a report has achieved, at minimum, FCRA Basic Certification…


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AmericanChecked to Present at OIGA


Leadership to speak on social media screening while ensuring compliance. AmericanChecked President and CEO Julie Hakman and VP of Business Development Kelli Weaver will speak at the annual Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association Conference and Tradeshow on social media screening trends…


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AmericanChecked Now a Preferred Provider with CasinoCareers.com


  AmericanChecked partners with CasinoCareers.com Casino Careers members to enjoy competitive pricing on background checks. Tulsa, Okla. – AmericanChecked Inc., a Tulsa-based, nationally accredited, Native/Woman-owned background screening company, has partnered with CasinoCareers.com as a preferred provider to users of the…


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New Delaware Regulations


  Effective December 14, 2017, the state of Delaware has made it an unlawful employment practice for an employer or employer’s agent to: Screen applicants based on their compensation histories, including by requiring that an applicant’s prior compensation satisfy minimum…


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AmericanChecked to speak at New Mexico Tribal Gaming Symposium


Protect your tribe and organization through compliance regulations. AmericanChecked’s Julie Hakman will be presenting with Joe Osterlo, director of compliance and investigations at Morongo Gaming Agency, and Joe Halloran, an attorney with the Jacobson Law Group, on “Compliance Core Competencies…What…


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NAPBS: Safety the No. 1 Reason for Screening According to Survey


The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) commissioned HR.com to conduct the national survey of 1,528 human resources professionals. The respondents collectively had operations in all 50 states. The survey gauged how companies approach background screening in order to…


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AmericanChecked Teams with OnCourse Learning


OnCourse Learning partners with AmericanChecked Inc. Alliance offers best technology solutions for employee licensing suitability, onboarding and training in tribal gaming.    BROOKFIELD, Wis. — OnCourse Learning’s partnership with AmericanChecked Inc. offers a one-stop shop for tribal gaming clients who…


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Julie Hakman to Present at NARCA


AmericanChecked’s President & CEO Julie Hakman will be speaking at the 2017 National Creditors Bar Association (NARCA) Conference in Washington, DC. The conference runs October 11 – 14, 2017. Julie, who will be presenting with Christopher Onstott from Kronick, Moskovitz, Tiedemann &…


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New California Regulations Limit Use of Background Checks


New regulations passed by California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) are limiting the ways in which employers can use background screens. The regulations, which went into effect on July 1, 2017, prevent employers from considering certain types of…


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AmericanChecked will be speaking at the 2017 OIGA Tradeshow


President and CEO Julie Hakman will be joined by AmericanChecked’s VP of business development, Kelli Weaver, to discuss how vital thorough background screening is to gaming operations and their bottom lines. The presentation, titled Does In-House Screening Protect the Back of…


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