Sex offender worked for Census Bureau; background checks called “inadequate”
Excerpted from Fox 46 By Matthew Grant A FOX 46 investigation has uncovered a reported flaw in the Census Bureau’s background check system. This comes after the discovery that a registered child sex offender was given a job with the Charlotte agency. The Census Bureau was told a year ago that its background check system […]
Lyft rolls out continuous background checks for drivers and enhanced identity verification
Excerpted from VentureBeat by Kyle Wiggers Lyft is beefing up its driver background check process with two new features it says are intended to “[improve] the safety and security of [its] platform.” It today announced continuous background checks and enhanced identity verification, both of which will roll out in the coming days to weeks. Toward […]
How is the government shutdown affecting employers?
Excerpted from a Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP blog by Lee Geiger The government shutdown is entering yet another week with no end in sight. About 800,000 federal employees have been furloughed or are working without pay. For those wondering, private employers do not have the luxury of having people to work without pay when […]
New bill raises employment privacy concerns
Excerpted from dailyillini.com post by Madalyn Velasaris Employers in Illinois may soon get notifications if a fingerprinted employee gets in trouble with the law anywhere within the United States. The Illinois House and Senate passed SB2907 enabling this on May 25. Currently, the bill is waiting to be approved by Governor Bruce Rauner. The bill, […]