Weekly Wrap Up: March 22, 2013

Nick Fishman

What’s happened since our last Weekly Wrap Up? EmployeeScreenIQ released our survey report available for download here. We also released the March issue of By The Way, our compliance resource featuring articles from our VP of Compliance and General Counsel, Angela Preston. Our cover story, Snoop No More: New Social Media Policy Introduced in Congress reveals the latest update with a new social media policy. You can read additional articles including an update on “ban the box” and a K-mart background check claim in the newsletter. Lastly, we talked about the need for 20,000 workers in the health care industry in California, find out more in the full post.

Employment Background Screening

Survey Says: Criminal Records Aren’t Automatic Disqualifiers for Employers 

Last week, we released our official 2013 Employment Background Screening Trends Survey report. The report includes findings from nearly 1,000 HR professionals in various industries across the United States, who responded to our survey on employee background checks at the end of 2012 and the beginning of 2013. Read More

 

 

Snoop No More:New Social Media Policy Introduced in CongressConsumer Privacy Background Checks

The social media privacy debate continues to rage – and now Congress has taken up the reins. Recently we blogged on a handful of states that have passed laws that restrict employers from accessing passwords to private social networking accounts. Now Representative Elliot Engel (D-N.Y.) has introduced H. R. 537, the “Social Networking Online Protection Act.Read More

 

California Needs 20,000 Background Checks-Can It Be Done?Criminal Record Background Check

In the near future, many in the United States are expecting a drastic change in health insurance. The future of insurance is looming over not only those receiving it, but also employees of health insurance companies. With these changes, there will be a lot of new information and the necessity to hire extra hands to assist with the transition. Read More

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Nick Fishman is the co-founder of EmployeeScreenIQ, a leading, global employment background screening provider, and serves as the company’s executive vice president and chief marketing officer. He pioneered the creation of EmployeeScreen University, the #1 educational resource on employment background checks for human resources, security and risk management professionals. A recognized industry expert, Nick is a frequent author, presenter and contributor to the news media. Nick is also a licensed private investigator in the states of Ohio and Texas.
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