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May 19, 2015 OSHA has published revised workplace violence guidance for healthcare & social s...
OSHA has published revised workplace violence guidance for healthcare & social service workers. http://ow.ly/N91uS


OSHA Publishes Revised Workplace Violence Guidelines for Healthcare and...
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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has updated their publication entitled Guidelines for Preventing Workplace Violence for...
May 19, 2015 NYC Council passes bill prohibiting employers from checking credit history of ap...
NYC Council passes bill prohibiting employers from checking credit history of applicants and employees. http://ow.ly/N90RC


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Recently the New York City Council passed a bill, amending the New York City Human Rights Law, meant to curtail what employers can review about an...
May 19, 2015 Connecticut bill would mandate schools to perform #BackgroundCheck within 5 days...
Connecticut bill would mandate schools to perform #BackgroundCheck within 5 days for applicants, down from 30 days. http://ow.ly/N90fb


Bill would expedite teacher background checks
blog.ctnews.com
HARTFORD – School boards throughout the state would have five days to perform criminal history background checks, under legislation approved Monday...
May 15, 2015 EEOC proposed rules regarding company wellness policies fail to clear up employe...
EEOC proposed rules regarding company wellness policies fail to clear up employer confusion. http://ow.ly/N0DcS


EEOC Issues Proposed Rule Governing Interaction Between Wellness...
www.natlawreview.com
In the past year, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed three lawsuits against employers asserting that their wellness...
May 14, 2015 YMCA branch elects to change their #BackgroundCheck policy after volunteer charg...
YMCA branch elects to change their #BackgroundCheck policy after volunteer charged with child abduction & DWI. http://ow.ly/MX0jm


Wilmington Family YMCA Changes Background Check Policy for Volunteers...
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A Wilmington Family YMCA volunteer was charged with child abduction and DWI earlier this month. The YMCA did not run a criminal background check on...
May 14, 2015 EEOC finds employer (TVA) did not find "reasonable accommodation" for federal em...
EEOC finds employer (TVA) did not find "reasonable accommodation" for federal employee with disability. http://ow.ly/MWWd6


Federal Legal Corner: EEOC Finds Denial of Reasonable Accommodation
www.fedweek.com
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reversed the Tennessee Valley Authority's (TVA) final agency decision that it did not deny an...
May 13, 2015 EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch case at US Supreme Court to consider religious accom...
EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch case at US Supreme Court to consider religious accommodation in the workplace. http://ow.ly/MUQIe
May 12, 2015 27 US Senators ask President Obama to require federal agencies & contractors to...
27 US Senators ask President Obama to require federal agencies & contractors to 'ban the box'. http://ow.ly/MQO8T #BackgroundChecks


Dems press Obama to 'ban the box'
thehill.com
Senators want to eliminate a question about convictions on federal job applications.
May 5, 2015 Are pot legalization laws affecting company drug testing policies? http://ow.ly...
Are pot legalization laws affecting company drug testing policies? http://ow.ly/Mxt1J #DrugTesting #BackgroundChecks


Will pot legalization change workplace drug testing?
www.bucyrustelegraphforum.com
As more states legalize marijuana, businesses and employees are scrambling to determine the affects on workplace drug testing.
April 30, 2015 Oregon House of Reps. passes 'Ban the Box' legislation. Now goes to Oregon Senat...
Oregon House of Reps. passes 'Ban the Box' legislation. Now goes to Oregon Senate for vote. http://ow.ly/MlIqo #BackgroundChecks


Bill to ban criminal record question on job apps advances
www.thestate.com
Oregon employers would be barred from asking job seekers about their criminal backgrounds on application forms under a bill passed by House...
April 30, 2015 Interesting article about recruiting practices. http://ow.ly/MkPai #BackgroundC...
Interesting article about recruiting practices. http://ow.ly/MkPai #BackgroundChecks should definitely be a part of your process.


The Exact Hiring Formula That Will Help You Find The Right People
www.fastcompany.com
Former Hulu senior executive and current Flipboard CTO shares the science of finding and keeping the best talent.
April 27, 2015 One of nation's largest privately owned companies removes criminal history quest...
One of nation's largest privately owned companies removes criminal history question from applications. http://ow.ly/Mb9xl #BantheBox


Koch Industries drops criminal-history question from job applications
www.usatoday.com
A movement around the country seeks to lower barriers to employment for ex-offenders.
April 27, 2015 N.H. law requires all adults who work with children in camps to undergo a backgr...
N.H. law requires all adults who work with children in camps to undergo a background check. http://ow.ly/Mb8j2 #BackgroundChecks


New rules require all who work with children to have background check
www.wmur.com
Anyone who works with children at youth skills programs in New Hampshire must have a criminal background check under new rules in effect this year.
April 21, 2015 EEOC files lawsuit against Maryland Insurance Admin alleging unequal pay based o...
EEOC files lawsuit against Maryland Insurance Admin alleging unequal pay based on gender for same work. http://ow.ly/LUrzG


EEOC Alleges Maryland Insurance Administration Violated Equal Pay Act
www.insurancejournal.com
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a lawsuit against the Maryland Insurance Administration (MIA), alleging that...
April 20, 2015 EEOC issues rules for employee wellness programs. http://ow.ly/LS3mA #HumanRes...
EEOC issues rules for employee wellness programs. http://ow.ly/LS3mA #HumanResources


EEOC Issues Rules for Employee Wellness Program Incentives
www.insurancejournal.com
U.S. employers can reward workers with as much 30 percent of the cost of their health insurance benefits in return for participation in programs to...
April 16, 2015 What is E-Verify and how does it work? http://ow.ly/LI2cs #BackgroundChecks
What is E-Verify and how does it work? http://ow.ly/LI2cs #BackgroundChecks


What Is E-Verify and How Does it Work?
smallbiztrends.com
What is E-Verify and what should you know about it? E-Verify helps you verify whether an employee is eligible to work in the U.S. Here's how it works.
April 16, 2015 Some facts about the recent background check law in Pennsylvania meant to protec...
Some facts about the recent background check law in Pennsylvania meant to protect minors. http://ow.ly/LI0Na #BackgroundChecks


Clearing up key areas of confusion surrounding background check law
www.pennlive.com
A new child abuse background checks law that took effect on Dec. 31 has created a lot of confusion about who is subject to it and when they must...
April 15, 2015 Rhode Island looking to expand state expungement law. http://ow.ly/LEJf2 #Backg...
Rhode Island looking to expand state expungement law. http://ow.ly/LEJf2 #BackgroundChecks


Bills in R.I. House would expunge even more criminal offenses
www.providencejournal.com
In past two years, records of some 25,000 crimes to which someone pleaded or was guilty have been sealed. Tuesday, the House Judiciary Committee...
April 9, 2015 Background checks are a major component (but not the only one) of any plan in pr...
Background checks are a major component (but not the only one) of any plan in protecting children. http://ow.ly/LojLr #backgroundchecks


Child advocates say background checks are only first step in protecting...
cumberlink.com
Editor’s note: Today is the final part of a three-day series on new laws aimed at protecting children in Pennsylvania.
April 9, 2015 Background checks are a necessity for home healthcare agencies. http://ow.ly/L...
Background checks are a necessity for home healthcare agencies. http://ow.ly/Log56 #backgroundchecks


Home Healthcare Background Checks Help Prevent Health Care Fraud
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Home healthcare agencies serve a vulnerable portion of our nation’s population. But health care fraud is a big problem in the industry, and...
April 7, 2015 Limo and Taxi companies argue ride sharing services should be subject to same re...
Limo and Taxi companies argue ride sharing services should be subject to same regulations as them. http://ow.ly/Ljevp #BackgroundChecks


Viewpoint: Passenger safety on the line in limos, taxis
www.pnj.com
Viewpoint: We must be concerned about the safety and well-being of passengers
April 7, 2015 EEOC closer to releasing clarification on company wellness programs. http://ow.l...
EEOC closer to releasing clarification on company wellness programs. http://ow.ly/LijQw Employers should follow this issue closely.


EEOC Clarification on Workplace Wellness Programs Advances | The...
www.natlawreview.com
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced it is starting the regulatory process to release its long-awaited rules on...
April 6, 2015 Virginia 'bans the box' on all state agency applications. http://ow.ly/LgbyD #...
Virginia 'bans the box' on all state agency applications. http://ow.ly/LgbyD #backgroundchecks


McAuliffe ‘bans the box’ on state job applications
www.washingtonpost.com
The governor’s executive order is intended to level the hiring field for job seekers with criminal records.
March 31, 2015 With EEOC targeting wellness programs, companies busy adding compliance position...
With EEOC targeting wellness programs, companies busy adding compliance positions. http://ow.ly/L2dis


In response to EEOC lawsuit, health companies beef up compliance staff
www.washingtonpost.com
Healthmine, a third-party manager of wellness programs, seeks a compliance director.
March 31, 2015 #BackgroundChecks are necessary for hospitality industry. This story is one exam...
#BackgroundChecks are necessary for hospitality industry. This story is one example. http://ow.ly/L1Cfy


Possible Lack of Background Check Prompts Lawsuit against Hotel for...
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A woman who was allegedly raped by a security guard with a criminal history has filed a lawsuit against a New Orleans hotel.
March 31, 2015 Tyson Foods target of lawsuit. http://ow.ly/L1Bgv Failure to use standalone dis...
Tyson Foods target of lawsuit. http://ow.ly/L1Bgv Failure to use standalone disclosure for #backgroundcheck Employers pay attention.


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Another company is the target of a lawsuit over the failure to properly disclose their use of background screening during the application process....
March 27, 2015 EEOC submits proposal regarding company wellness programs. http://ow.ly/KSLoe
EEOC submits proposal regarding company wellness programs. http://ow.ly/KSLoe


EEOC Takes First Step Toward Issuing Rules on Employer-Sponsored...
www.natlawreview.com
On March 20, 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) announced its submission of a notice of proposed rulemaking (“NPRM”) on...
March 26, 2015 National movement to 'ban the box' on the march. http://ow.ly/KQmRo #backgroun...
National movement to 'ban the box' on the march. http://ow.ly/KQmRo #backgroundchecks


'Ban the Box' supporters take national campaign to Oregon Legislature
www.oregonlive.com
Labor leaders, ex-offenders and others joined in backing legislation that would make it illegal for Oregon employers to use application forms to...
March 26, 2015 Background screening is a necessity for the hospitality industry. Here's an exam...
Background screening is a necessity for the hospitality industry. Here's an example: http://ow.ly/KPFeJ #backgroundchecks


Possible Lack of Background Check Prompts Lawsuit against Hotel for...
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A woman who was allegedly raped by a security guard with a criminal history has filed a lawsuit against a New Orleans hotel.

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