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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AmericanChecked to Present at NAGRA


CEO Julie Hakman to speak on “Background Screening Best Practices” at the 2018 NAGRA Conference.     AmericanChecked’s President and CEO Julie Hakman will be speaking at this year’s North American Gaming Regulators Association Conference in Austin, Texas. Attendees will…


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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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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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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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