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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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 Completes 3-Year BSAAP Interim Surveillance Audit


AmericanChecked Retains National Accreditation for Background Checks Completes 3-Year BSAAP Interim Surveillance Audit Tulsa, Oklahoma – AmericanChecked, a nationally accredited background screening service provider, has completed a three-year interim surveillance audit, a requirement of the Background Screening Agency Accreditation Program…


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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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Drug Screening and Marijuana in 2019


By Larry Henry Thirty states and DC currently have laws legalizing the use of marijuana in some form. Eight states and DC have some degree of legalization for recreational use. The rest of the states have legalized its use, to…


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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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