With a new year just around the corner, there’s no better way to move forward than to reflect on the events, challenges, and growth of the past year. Particularly for the background screening industry and HR professionals, it’s essential to learn from these stories to prepare for the challenges ahead in 2014. Some of our top stories include the misuse of employment background checks, the ban the box movement, and screening candidates on social media. Keep the lessons in these stories under consideration as you move forward with your background screening program in 2014.
The EEOC continued its crusade to fight discrimination by way of litigation against Dollar General and BMW. Take a closer look at the claims and what employers need to know. Read More
Texas is took on the EEOC claiming that the latest guidelines unlawfully limit the ability of employers to exclude convicted felons from employment. Read More
Charged with background screening violations in relation to adverse action notifications, employers need to be increasingly aware of compliance risks in 2014. Read More