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September 15, 2014 State of Washington looking to mandate criminal background checks for all employ...
State of Washington looking to mandate criminal background checks for all employees who work at fairs & carnivals. http://ow.ly/BwNot


Fair expands employee background checks, but state politician urges...
www.bellinghamherald.com
The Washington State Fair and its carnival operator Funtastic have expanded employee background checks to include more people. But state Rep. Liz...
September 12, 2014 Schools requiring criminal background checks for volunteers is becoming commonpl...
Schools requiring criminal background checks for volunteers is becoming commonplace. http://ow.ly/Bqxf8 #backgroundchecks


More schools requiring background checks for PTA members, volunteers
citizensvoice.com
ELLEN F. O’CONNELL / TIMES-SHAMROCK The Parent Teacher Association at Fairview Elementary School in the Crestwood School District instituted a...
September 10, 2014 PA legislature still attempting to pass bill expanding mandatory background chec...
PA legislature still attempting to pass bill expanding mandatory background checks for school districts. http://ow.ly/Bkxzj


Senator urges action to expand school background checks
www.daytondailynews.com
It’s another bill collecting dirt in the senate that could keep sexual predators out of your child's classroom.
September 3, 2014 State of Alabama considering legislation to 'ban the box' on job applications. h...
State of Alabama considering legislation to 'ban the box' on job applications. http://ow.ly/B2hqa #backgroundchecks


Should employers be allowed to ask job applicants if they are convicted...
whnt.com
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WHNT) -- Two Democratic Alabama lawmakers want to introduce a bill to "ban the box" — that little square on a job application...
August 28, 2014 These are all good questions to ask an applicant during the interview. http://ow...
These are all good questions to ask an applicant during the interview. http://ow.ly/AP1qL Remember to follow up with #backgroundcheck.


Trusting Your Gut Is Never More Important Than When Picking Your Team
www.entrepreneur.com
A CEO can delegate the process of determining which job candidates are competent but leadership requires making the final call.
August 28, 2014 Companies seeing increase in FCRA class action lawsuits. How can you prevent fro...
Companies seeing increase in FCRA class action lawsuits. How can you prevent from becoming a target? http://ow.ly/AOO20


Employers See an Increase in FCRA Class Action Lawsuits
www.intellicorp.net
FCRA class action lawsuits against employers continue to increase in number. What are the common mistakes employers make and what can they do to...
August 27, 2014 New Jersey signs into law 'ban the box' legislation. Prohibits criminal history...
New Jersey signs into law 'ban the box' legislation. Prohibits criminal history questions on application. http://ow.ly/AMuM4


N.J. Latest State To Limit Employers' Ability To Ask If Job Applicant...
www.forbes.com
By John McDonald and Joel S. Barras On August 11, 2014, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed the "Opportunity to Compete Act," Bill 1999...
August 27, 2014 Employers must accommodate religious beliefs as long as they don't cause an undu...
Employers must accommodate religious beliefs as long as they don't cause an undue burden on company. http://ow.ly/AMu17


Accommodate Religious Beliefs: The EEOC Is Watching - Employment and HR...
www.mondaq.com
26 Aug 2014 - United States - Employment and HR - Accommodate Religious Beliefs: The EEOC Is Watching - Fox Rothschild LLP - Discrimination based...
August 15, 2014 After an incident, WA legislator wants to require background checks for fair & c...
After an incident, WA legislator wants to require background checks for fair & carnival employees. http://ow.ly/Amkzq #backgroundchecks


Lawmaker says she’ll file legislation for fair worker background checks
www.katu.com
Washington State Rep. Liz Pike, of Camas, promised KATU last month that she'd file legislation requiring background checks for fair workers.
August 14, 2014 NJ Governor signs 'ban the box' legislation prohibiting criminal history questio...
NJ Governor signs 'ban the box' legislation prohibiting criminal history question in applications. http://ow.ly/AkHez #backgroundchecks


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August 11, 2014 New MA law set to mandate fingerprinting for anyone who works with developmental...
New MA law set to mandate fingerprinting for anyone who works with developmentally disabled children. http://ow.ly/AcbsP


Fingerprinting likely for those working with developmentally disabled
www.salemnews.com
BOSTON — Doctors, social workers, bus drivers, contractors and others who work with developmentally disabled individuals must be fingerprinted and und
August 11, 2014 Four-time felon discovered working at daycare in Florida. http://ow.ly/Ac4O3 #b...
Four-time felon discovered working at daycare in Florida. http://ow.ly/Ac4O3 #backgroundchecks


SWFL daycare director a well-known felon in Georgia
www.news-press.com
Daniel's Academy in South Fort Myers is closed today and under investigation by the Florida Department of Children and Families after its director
August 6, 2014 NY bill that expands background checks for volunteer fire men signed into law. h...
NY bill that expands background checks for volunteer fire men signed into law. http://ow.ly/A2dT8 #backgroundchecks


Bill to strengthen background checks for volunteer firefighters signed...
www.midhudsonnews.com
Copyright © 2014 Mid-Hudson News Network, a division of Statewide News Network, Inc.This story may not be reproduced in any form, by any media,...
July 29, 2014 A comprehensive & legally compliant background check is a great tool that compan...
A comprehensive & legally compliant background check is a great tool that companies should use when hiring. http://ow.ly/zHY3A


No easy answers exist for proper use of background checks
www.tallahassee.com
The U.S. Department of Justice estimates that more than 25 percent of adults in the United States have a criminal history. That can pose a major
July 28, 2014 U.S. Congress debating law to require expanded background checks for school job...
U.S. Congress debating law to require expanded background checks for school job applicants. http://ow.ly/zF1AN #backgroundchecks


Bill would stiffen school background checks
www.toledoblade.com
WASHINGTON — A year ago, Sens. Pat Toomey and Joe Manchin struck a background-checks deal that appeared to offer the best chance for lawmakers to...
July 25, 2014 Why aren't carnivals & fairs required to run employee background checks? Good q...
Why aren't carnivals & fairs required to run employee background checks? Good question. http://ow.ly/zxFWM #backgroundchecks


Why aren't carnivals and fairs required to run worker background checks?
www.katu.com
County fair season is in underway and KATU’s On Your Side Investigators are looking into who’s working around children - and sometimes handling...
July 25, 2014 2 of 4 candidates for County Board of Commissioners have criminal record. At lea...
2 of 4 candidates for County Board of Commissioners have criminal record. At least informed choices can now be made. http://ow.ly/zxwi6


KALAMAZOO, Mich.: Records show criminal cases for 2 board candidates |...
www.sunherald.com
Records show two of the four candidates seeking the same seat on the Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners have criminal histories.
July 24, 2014 The conversation about "banning the box" on job applications continues. http://o...
The conversation about "banning the box" on job applications continues. http://ow.ly/zxuJU #backgroundchecks


Should job applications ask about criminal records?
www.cincinnati.com
Seen as barrier to employment for people with previous convictions
July 24, 2014 Illinois passes 'ban the box' legislation prohibiting criminal history questions...
Illinois passes 'ban the box' legislation prohibiting criminal history questions on applications. http://ow.ly/zxtws #backgroundchecks


Illinois Passes Ban-the-Box Legislation Limiting Employers’ Criminal...
www.natlawreview.com
A new Illinois law prohibits employers from inquiring into a prospective employee’s criminal background on its application or during the early...
July 24, 2014 Minnesota home caregiver background check proposal creates questions. http://ow....
Minnesota home caregiver background check proposal creates questions. http://ow.ly/zxt7L #backgroundchecks


Background Check Proposal Draws Mixed Reaction
www.kaaltv.com
The law will expand criminal background checks for new workers who care for children, people with disabilities and the elderly.
July 24, 2014 AutoZone facing lawsuit from EEOC over alleged racial discrimination. http://ow....
AutoZone facing lawsuit from EEOC over alleged racial discrimination. http://ow.ly/zxrYE


EEOC Sues AutoZone for Race Discrimination - Kansas City infoZine
www.infozine.com
fifty Years After the Adoption of the Civil Rights Act, a Major Employer Transferring an Employee Simply Because of His Race and then Firing Him...
July 23, 2014 Four things to expect during an on-site visit from EEOC. http://ow.ly/zutdx
Four things to expect during an on-site visit from EEOC. http://ow.ly/zutdx


Four Things To Expect During An EEOC On-Site Visit | The National Law...
www.natlawreview.com
An employee or ex-employee files a discrimination charge against your company with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”). You file a...
July 23, 2014 EEOC issues guidance on pregnancy discrimination. http://ow.ly/zusTj
EEOC issues guidance on pregnancy discrimination. http://ow.ly/zusTj


EEOC guidance on pregnancy discrimination addresses reasonable...
www.lexology.com
On July 14, 2014, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") issued enforcement guidance addressing protections afforded to…
July 14, 2014 City of Portland has removed criminal history question from applications. http:/...
City of Portland has removed criminal history question from applications. http://ow.ly/z8o4Y #backgroundchecks


Portland removes criminal history section from most job applications in...
www.oregonlive.com
Portland tweaked its job application so prospective employees don't have to divulge their criminal records, a policy change city leaders say...
July 10, 2014 PA University System will mandate background checks for employees who come into...
PA University System will mandate background checks for employees who come into contact with minors while on campus. http://ow.ly/z0s2r


State System Schools to require background screenings for employees,...
fox43.com
Dedicated to the safety and security of the thousands of pre-school, elementary, middle and high school aged children who participate in programs...
July 10, 2014 Healthcare company settles EEOC litigation regarding alleged discrimination over...
Healthcare company settles EEOC litigation regarding alleged discrimination over ADA. http://ow.ly/z0rc6 #ADA


Princeton HealthCare System Settles EEOC Suit | Town Topics
www.towntopics.com
Princeton HealthCare System will pay $1.35 million to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought four years ago by the United States Equal...
July 7, 2014 EEOC files lawsuit over English only requirement by Wisconsin company. http://ow...
EEOC files lawsuit over English only requirement by Wisconsin company. http://ow.ly/yRt8r


Feds Sue Wisconsin Company For Requiring Its Employees To Speak English
dailycaller.com
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing a Wisconsin plastics manufacturer for requiring its employees to speak English, Judicial...
July 7, 2014 Read how a bag of chips cost Walgreen a $180,000 discrimination judgement from E...
Read how a bag of chips cost Walgreen a $180,000 discrimination judgement from EEOC. http://ow.ly/yRkb9


A $1.39 bag of chips cost Walgreen $180,000
www.chicagobusiness.com
Drugstore chain Walgreen Co. agreed to pay $180,000 to a diabetic employee who was fired after eating a $1.39 bag of chips before paying for it...
July 7, 2014 San Antonio company decides to drop appeal of court decision over racial harassm...
San Antonio company decides to drop appeal of court decision over racial harassment case with EEOC. http://ow.ly/yRjIC


AA Foundry drops appeal of EEOC harassment case — Business Management...
www.businessmanagementdaily.com
A San Antonio ironworks has decided to drop its two-year-old fight with the EEOC over allegations that it harassed black workers. In 2012, a jury...

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