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January 30, 2015 Employers asking EEOC for clarification on what constitutes a "voluntary" wellne...
Employers asking EEOC for clarification on what constitutes a "voluntary" wellness program. http://ow.ly/Idetw


Murray: EEOC regs on wellness programs coming soon
thehill.com
Employers want the commission to define a "voluntary" wellness program.
January 28, 2015 New expungement law in Minnesota has gone into effect . http://ow.ly/I6NK0
New expungement law in Minnesota has gone into effect . http://ow.ly/I6NK0


New Minnesota law makes it easier to expunge criminal records
www.startribune.com
The third time a company offered her a job, then rescinded it, Katie Tourand lost all hope
January 28, 2015 Tallahassee city commissioners set to consider 'ban the box' initiative for all...
Tallahassee city commissioners set to consider 'ban the box' initiative for all city hiring. http://ow.ly/I6MtT #backgroundchecks


City set to hear more on ban the box directive
www.tallahassee.com
City set to hear more on ban the box directive
January 28, 2015 Colorado Legislature considering bill that would mandate background checks for a...
Colorado Legislature considering bill that would mandate background checks for anyone working in youth sports. http://ow.ly/I6JSy


Colorado mulls background checks for youth sports leagues
www.denverpost.com
DENVER (AP) — Colorado is considering becoming the first state to require background checks for people who work for youth sports organizations.
January 27, 2015 Ruby Tuesday target of sex discrimination lawsuit by EEOC. http://ow.ly/I2MHj
Ruby Tuesday target of sex discrimination lawsuit by EEOC. http://ow.ly/I2MHj


EEOC sues Ruby Tuesday on behalf of male employees
nrn.com
Suit claims operator discriminated when hiring for temporary assignments
January 23, 2015 Virginia considering a bill mandating background checks for nursing license appl...
Virginia considering a bill mandating background checks for nursing license applicants. http://ow.ly/HQsIN


Background checks for prospective nurses move forward
www.newsleader.com
Va. senate bill proposes criminal background checks for nursing license applicants
January 23, 2015 Warren, Ohio moves toward instituting 'Ban the Box' ordinance. http://ow.ly/HQsf...
Warren, Ohio moves toward instituting 'Ban the Box' ordinance. http://ow.ly/HQsfx #BackgroundChecks


City of Warren supports ban the box initiative
www.wfmj.com
Applause from many citizens attending Wednesday night's city council meeting in Warren after a unanimous vote in favor of a resolution that...
January 23, 2015 Want to work with children in PA? A background check is required. #background...
Want to work with children in PA? A background check is required. #backgroundchecks http://ow.ly/HQlOW


Want to work with kids in Pennsylvania? Background checks required
www.sharonherald.com
HARRISBURG – If you want to help kids in Pennsylvania, you may need to get out your checkbook.
January 20, 2015 What FCRA violation is tripping up some companies? Find out here. http://ow.ly/H...
What FCRA violation is tripping up some companies? Find out here. http://ow.ly/HERvm #backgroundchecks


Why Whole Foods, Dollar General, and Panera have all been sued over a...
fortune.com
Employers are getting tripped up by a little-known law related to background checks, and it's costing some of them serious time and money.
January 16, 2015 EEOC to convene workplace harassment task force to identify ways to prevent & re...
EEOC to convene workplace harassment task force to identify ways to prevent & remedy workplace harassment. http://ow.ly/Hsnxh


EEOC workplace harassment task force to include employers, worker advocates
www.businessinsurance.com
Risk management in theory and practice, including evolving risk strategies, risk financing, the risk management profession, risk analytics and core...
January 16, 2015 Interesting story considering current EEOC activity concerning wellness programs...
Interesting story considering current EEOC activity concerning wellness programs. http://ow.ly/HsjVV


County Employees' Biometric Screenings Now Mandatory
www.greenevillesun.com
Greene County's Insurance Committee members decided in a unanimous vote Wednesday to tack $50 extra to health insurance premiums for any county...
January 15, 2015 Apparently some Minnesota employers struggling with new 'Ban the Box' law. http:...
Apparently some Minnesota employers struggling with new 'Ban the Box' law. http://ow.ly/Ho7S4 #BackgroundChecks


‘Ban the Box’ still a struggle for some Minnesota employers — Business...
www.businessmanagementdaily.com
Starting Jan. 1, Minnesota em­­ployers’ job applications could no longer ask candidates about past criminal convictions. But some employers,...
January 15, 2015 EEOC Challenging Some Company Wellness Programs. http://ow.ly/Ho5YC
EEOC Challenging Some Company Wellness Programs. http://ow.ly/Ho5YC


EEOC Challenges Some Wellness Programs | Managed Care Magazine Online
www.managedcaremag.com
When the federal court in Minneapolis denied the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s request to block Honeywell’s employee wellness program...
January 8, 2015 Publix agrees to pay $6.8M settlement over FCRA violations. #FCRA disclosure mu...
Publix agrees to pay $6.8M settlement over FCRA violations. #FCRA disclosure must be in a stand-alone document. http://ow.ly/GZSL2


Publix to Pay $6.8 Million for Alleged FCRA Violations | JD Supra
www.jdsupra.com
Publix Super Markets Inc. has agreed to pay $6.8 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over the supermarket chain’s background check procedures....
January 6, 2015 BMW claims EEOC lawsuit based on procedures that the EEOC itself practices. Cour...
BMW claims EEOC lawsuit based on procedures that the EEOC itself practices. Court orders EEOC to turn over info. http://ow.ly/GTg0g


Another Check on the EEOC Background Check Challenge | Employment...
www.employmentmattersblog.com
Written by Jessica Catlow We have written before about the EEOC?s increased focus on the potential disparate impact of employers? use of background...
January 6, 2015 No. 2 on this list for hospitality employers is a must: legally compliant & comp...
No. 2 on this list for hospitality employers is a must: legally compliant & comprehensive background checks. http://ow.ly/GTejo


New year, new challenges: What hospitality employers need to know -...
www.bizjournals.com
According the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the hospitality sector added 321,000 additional jobs in 2014. With all those new employees, as well...
December 18, 2014 Comprehensive background checks would be a good idea Uber. http://ow.ly/G7RRP #...
Comprehensive background checks would be a good idea Uber. http://ow.ly/G7RRP #backgroundchecks


Uber says they’ll invest in better background checks - SlashGear
www.slashgear.com
Fun fact: Uber drivers don’t pass a rigorous background check before picking you up and (hopefully) dropping you off at your desired location....
December 9, 2014 New York City Council considering 'ban the box' initiative. http://ow.ly/FBIav #...
New York City Council considering 'ban the box' initiative. http://ow.ly/FBIav #backgroundchecks #banthebox


Mayor’s office supports ban against asking about convictions
www.nydailynews.com
A bill before the City Council would ban businesses from including the checkbox on applications asking applicants about criminal convictions
December 5, 2014 FBI Database isn't the "gold standard" for screening. Multi-county level searche...
FBI Database isn't the "gold standard" for screening. Multi-county level searches will give you most up to date info. http://ow.ly/Fq6Mm


FBI Database Is Anything but a Gold Standard for Employment Screening |...
www.rollcall.com
The National Association of Professional Background Screeners applauds Reps. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., and Adam B. Schiff, D-Calif., for their...
December 5, 2014 Syracuse considering a "ban the box' ordinance for the 3rd time. http://ow.ly/Fp...
Syracuse considering a "ban the box' ordinance for the 3rd time. http://ow.ly/FpX14 #backgroundchecks


For the third time, Syracuse lawmakers consider a Ban the Box law
www.syracuse.com
The proposal has six sponsors.
December 1, 2014 Pregnancy bias court case against UPS reaches Supreme Court. http://ow.ly/F9UoC
Pregnancy bias court case against UPS reaches Supreme Court. http://ow.ly/F9UoC


EX-UPS driver's pregnancy bias claim at high court
www.mercedsunstar.com
Peggy Young only has to look at her younger daughter to be reminded how long she has fought United Parcel Service over its treatment of pregnant...
November 25, 2014 Another example showing employers how important it is to implement strong, compl...
Another example showing employers how important it is to implement strong, compliant employment screening policies. http://ow.ly/ERiBG


Despite settlement, EEOC continues and expands discrimination investigation
employerlinc.com
At this point, employers have become all too familiar with the new, aggressive enforcement agenda of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission....
November 25, 2014 Be sure to visit the IntelliCorp blog where we discuss all the latest news that...
Be sure to visit the IntelliCorp blog where we discuss all the latest news that affects the screening industry. http://ow.ly/ERhhf


IntelliCorp Information Center Blog
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IntelliCorp Information Center - Keeping you Current
November 24, 2014 IntelliCorp has been named to HRO Today's 2014 Baker's Dozen for Screening. http...
IntelliCorp has been named to HRO Today's 2014 Baker's Dozen for Screening. http://ow.ly/ENGFH


2014 Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Surveys: Screening | HRO Today
www.hrotoday.com
2014 Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Surveys: Screening 2014 Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings: Screening By The Editors HRO...
November 21, 2014 Interesting proposed lawsuit against LinkedIn. http://ow.ly/EFyGo Are they viol...
Interesting proposed lawsuit against LinkedIn. http://ow.ly/EFyGo Are they violating the FCRA?


LinkedIn Users Sue Website Over Lost Jobs, Cite Violation of 'Fair...
ecreditdaily.com
The suit claims that "Reference Search" violates the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), a 1970 law created to protect people from being unfairly...
November 20, 2014 EEOC issues 2014 performance report. http://ow.ly/ECNw7
EEOC issues 2014 performance report. http://ow.ly/ECNw7


EEOC Issues FY 2014 Performance Report : FedSmith.com Blogs
blogs.fedsmith.com
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has released its annual performance report for 2014. Highlights from this year’s report include:
November 20, 2014 Judge rules that Honeywell can continue wellness program...for now. EEOC lawsuit...
Judge rules that Honeywell can continue wellness program...for now. EEOC lawsuit will proceed. http://ow.ly/EBfXS


Minnesota Judge Issues Blow To EEOCs Challenge To Corporate Wellness...
www.mondaq.com
Can an employer require employees to undergo biometric testing or suffer penalties under their health benefit plan as part of a corporate wellness...
November 18, 2014 IntelliCorp named to Workforce Magazine 2014 Hot List for background check provi...
IntelliCorp named to Workforce Magazine 2014 Hot List for background check providers. Our 8th consecutive year! http://ow.ly/EsQ8J


Background Screening Provider IntelliCorp Named to 2014 Workforce...
www.intellicorp.net
Background screening solutions and services provider IntelliCorp Records, Inc. has been named to Workforce magazine’s Hot List of Background...
November 17, 2014 Court allows EEOC lawsuit to proceed without naming any alleged victims of discr...
Court allows EEOC lawsuit to proceed without naming any alleged victims of discrimination. http://ow.ly/EpVmZ


EEOC can bring case without alleged victim — Business Management Daily:...
www.businessmanagementdaily.com
When the EEOC gets wind of alleged discrimination, it is free to investigate that practice and sue the employer—all without naming an actual...
November 17, 2014 Another company facing litigation over alleged violation of GINA (Genetic Inform...
Another company facing litigation over alleged violation of GINA (Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act) http://ow.ly/EpUBX


EEOC alleges home care company violated GINA — Business Management...
www.businessmanagementdaily.com
New York City-based BNV Home Care faces an EEOC lawsuit after staff members complained that the company sought extensive family health histories as...

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