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April 15, 2014 School district looks to expand background checks after incident with teacher. h...
School district looks to expand background checks after incident with teacher. http://ow.ly/vOX3V #backgroundchecks


All felony convictions requested in Manchester school background checks...
www.unionleader.com
Superintendent Debra Livingston says it is the district's policy to request all criminal information available as part of the state-mandated...
April 15, 2014 EEOC loses case against Kaplan Higher Education. http://ow.ly/vObN6
EEOC loses case against Kaplan Higher Education. http://ow.ly/vObN6


EEOC's Failure to Show Disparate Impact Dooms Credit Check Bias Case,...
www.bna.com
A federal district court properly dismissed the Equal Employment Opportunity Commissions claims that Kaplan Higher Education Corp. violated Title...
April 14, 2014 Despite recent trend, many employers are still requesting criminal history infor...
Despite recent trend, many employers are still requesting criminal history information on applications. http://ow.ly/vLnQn


Employers still ask applicants about criminal convictions, survey shows
www.crainsdetroit.com
Most employers continue to ask candidates to self-disclose past criminal convictions on job applications, even though the U.S. Equal Employment...
April 11, 2014 Appeals court rules against EEOC over discrimination lawsuit against Kaplan. ht...
Appeals court rules against EEOC over discrimination lawsuit against Kaplan. http://ow.ly/vGGzU


Appeals Court Slams EEOC Over Discrimination Suit Based On `Race Raters'
www.forbes.com
An appeals court dresses down the EEOC for shoddy research -- and for suing Kaplan for using the same method for rating job applicants as the EEOC...
April 11, 2014 Phoenix school district facing EEOC age discrimination lawsuit. http://ow.ly/vGEiC
Phoenix school district facing EEOC age discrimination lawsuit. http://ow.ly/vGEiC


EEOC charges Phoenix school district with age bias in retirement pay
www.businessinsurance.com
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed an age discrimination lawsuit against a Phoenix school district, charging it with...
April 9, 2014 Baltimore closer to implementing a 'Ban the Box' bill meant to help people with...
Baltimore closer to implementing a 'Ban the Box' bill meant to help people with criminal histories. http://ow.ly/vCgG2 #backgroundcheck


'Ban the Box' bill advances over opposition from businesses
www.baltimoresun.com
Supporters of a proposed law to help more ex-convicts land jobs in Baltimore scored a victory Monday when they fended off efforts by the business...
April 8, 2014 Colorado employers learning how to effectively deal with new marijuana laws in t...
Colorado employers learning how to effectively deal with new marijuana laws in the state. http://ow.ly/vzB7b


Legal pot becomes a touchy workplace issue
www.usatoday.com
DENVER -- Last month, Colorado diner owner Mark Rose posted an unusual job description:
April 3, 2014 Get our free Employment Screening Legislation Guide! Make sure your business com...
Get our free Employment Screening Legislation Guide! Make sure your business complies with important laws that impact background checks.


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March 31, 2014 Company revises pre-employment screening program after incident with use of arre...
Company revises pre-employment screening program after incident with use of arrest record. http://ow.ly/veYuR


Sunoco Praised For Revising Its Criminal Background Check Policy - CBS...
philadelphia.cbslocal.com
Several Philadelphia advocacy groups are applauding one of the area's largest employers for changing its hiring practices to give those with...
March 31, 2014 #EEOC focusing on retaliation in the workplace. http://ow.ly/vdEp9
#EEOC focusing on retaliation in the workplace. http://ow.ly/vdEp9


EEOC report focuses on retaliation in the workplace - Sacramento...
www.bizjournals.com
Retaliation in the workplace is the focus of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's latest edition of its summaries of important...
March 31, 2014 EEOC files lawsuit alleging sexual discrimination against Iowa trucking company....
EEOC files lawsuit alleging sexual discrimination against Iowa trucking company. http://ow.ly/vduIi


EEOC Sues Iowa Company, Alleging Sexual Harassment
www.kcrg.com
PANAMA, Iowa (AP) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing an Iowa trucking company accused of allowing a female worker to be...
March 28, 2014 Florida considering bill to mandate background screens for parents and volunteer...
Florida considering bill to mandate background screens for parents and volunteers of youth sports leagues. http://ow.ly/v8acg


Parents And Volunteers Are Game For Youth Coach Background Checks
news.wfsu.org
Florida lawmakers are considering a bill that would ensure the coaches and officials of youth athletic leagues undergo a background check. Some say...
March 28, 2014 Background checks are an effective first defense. http://ow.ly/v89D7 #backgrou...
Background checks are an effective first defense. http://ow.ly/v89D7 #backgroundchecks


Background checks: it's about time [Editorial]
www.baltimoresun.com
The setting of a countywide policy requiring volunteers and coaches to be subject to background checks, effective on the first of this month, may...
March 26, 2014 Make sure the resume is accurate. Here's another example of someone falsifying t...
Make sure the resume is accurate. Here's another example of someone falsifying their resume. http://ow.ly/v072l #educationverification


USF hire off because Masiello didn't get degree
tbo.com
According to a source close to USF's coaching search, Bulls athletic director Mark Harlan had reached an agreement Tuesday on a five-year contract...
March 26, 2014 Alabama legislature considering bill that would expunge arrest records for peopl...
Alabama legislature considering bill that would expunge arrest records for people found not guilty. http://ow.ly/uXvsm


Bill to expunge some criminal records
www.dothanfirst.com
A new bill allows people found not guilty of crimes to have their arrest records removed.
March 25, 2014 EEOC focusing on social media in the workplace. http://ow.ly/uXud5
EEOC focusing on social media in the workplace. http://ow.ly/uXud5


EEOC Turns its Focus to the Impact of Social Media in Employment...
www.natlawreview.com
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is concerned that efforts to access “private” social media communications through discovery in...
March 25, 2014 Minneapolis home health care provider faces EEOC lawsuit over alleged disability...
Minneapolis home health care provider faces EEOC lawsuit over alleged disability discrimination. http://ow.ly/uXtPT


EEOC sues home health care provider; alleges disability discrimination...
www.startribune.com
MINNEAPOLIS — A federal agency is suing a Minneapolis area home health care provider for allegedly discriminating against a former employee with a...
March 19, 2014 Lack of a background check comes back to haunt county agency. http://ow.ly/uLhK2...
Lack of a background check comes back to haunt county agency. http://ow.ly/uLhK2 #backgroundchecks


County didn’t check employee’s long criminal record
krqe.com
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - The county worker arrested for stealing money on the job and stealing his co-worker's social security numbers, has a...
March 18, 2014 EEOC files lawsuit against company for refusing to hire HIV positive man. http:/...
EEOC files lawsuit against company for refusing to hire HIV positive man. http://ow.ly/uIQ1G


EEOC sues healthcare company for refusing to hire HIV positive man
www.post-gazette.com
A medical staffing firm refused to hire a Pittsburgh area man as a "sitter," tending to Veterans Administration patients in their homes, because...
March 14, 2014 Walmart facing EEOC lawsuit over fired manager claiming age bias. http://ow.ly/u...
Walmart facing EEOC lawsuit over fired manager claiming age bias. http://ow.ly/uAOPC


EEOC sues Wal-Mart on behalf of fired Keller store manager
www.dallasnews.com
The company denies allegations that the man was harassed because of his age and his diabetes.
March 11, 2014 EEOC issues new religion in workplace rules for employers. http://ow.ly/ut6o6
EEOC issues new religion in workplace rules for employers. http://ow.ly/ut6o6


EEOC issues new religion in workplace rules | BenefitsPro
www.benefitspro.com
The agency offers employers direction on how to meet their legal responsibilities when it comes to religious dress and grooming practices.
March 11, 2014 The EEOC and FTC team up to publish brochure about the FCRA and anti-discriminat...
The EEOC and FTC team up to publish brochure about the FCRA and anti-discrimination laws. http://ow.ly/ut5SK


FTC, EEOC offer FCRA 411
www.imperialvalleynews.com
Imperial Valley California News, including Brawley, El Centro, Calexico, Holtville, Dunes, San Diego, Palm Springs
March 10, 2014 Rhode Island bill set to expand background checks for certain school employees....
Rhode Island bill set to expand background checks for certain school employees. http://ow.ly/uquvt #backgroundchecks


R.I. bill expands background checks for third-party school employees
www.providencejournal.com
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Scott Sanford worked closely enough with East Greenwich schoolchildren to give them treats on the school bus. But the friendly...
March 6, 2014 Mayor of Hartford facing questions regarding a lack of background checks for may...
Mayor of Hartford facing questions regarding a lack of background checks for mayoral appointees. http://ow.ly/ujEcM


Audit: Background, Drug Checks Not Done On Several City Hires
www.courant.com
Background checks and drug tests weren't performed on several mayoral appointees, a city auditor wrote in a memo Friday.
March 6, 2014 EEOC continues to scrutinize severance agreements. http://ow.ly/ujd46
EEOC continues to scrutinize severance agreements. http://ow.ly/ujd46


Recommendations In Response To The EEOCs New Lawsuit On Severance...
www.mondaq.com
5 Mar 2014 - United States - Employment and HR - Recommendations In Response To The EEOCs New Lawsuit On Severance Agreements - Littler Mendelson...
March 6, 2014 With 'Ban the Box' laws gaining in popularity, companies need to plan accordingl...
With 'Ban the Box' laws gaining in popularity, companies need to plan accordingly. http://ow.ly/uj1IB #backgroundchecks


“Ban-the-box” laws impact employer hiring practices | Lexology
www.lexology.com
"Ban-the-Box" laws are aimed at prohibiting "yes/no" check boxes on housing and employment applications asking about prior arrests or convictions…
March 6, 2014 EEOC sets public hearing about social media and the workplace. http://ow.ly/uj0xJ
EEOC sets public hearing about social media and the workplace. http://ow.ly/uj0xJ


EEOC sets public hearing on social media and the workplace
www.businessinsurance.com
Risk management in theory and practice, including evolving risk strategies, risk financing, the risk management profession, risk analytics and core...
February 27, 2014 Bill in Kansas would require background checks for all teachers. http://ow.ly/u4AbT
Bill in Kansas would require background checks for all teachers. http://ow.ly/u4AbT


Teacher background checks would be required if Kansas Senate bill passes
fox4kc.com
TOPEKA, Kan. -- The Kansas State Board of Education is on board with the part of Senate Bill 335 that would require all teachers to have background...
February 26, 2014 Kentucky bill to mandate more comprehensive background checks for long term care...
Kentucky bill to mandate more comprehensive background checks for long term care workers progresses in legislature. http://ow.ly/u1W6d


Bill on long-term care provider background checks advances
www.lanereport.com
Those applying to work in long-term care facilities or with long-term care providers would be fingerprinted as part of a national and state...
February 26, 2014 School district in PA signs up to participate in new fingerprinting and national...
School district in PA signs up to participate in new fingerprinting and national database screening for employees. http://ow.ly/u18U4


Pittsfield schools on board with state's new background check law for...
www.berkshireeagle.com
PITTSFIELD -- The Pittsfield school system has signed up to be among the first in the state to take part in a new fingerprinting process and national

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