What is today’s “hot topics” in background screening?

Blog by Danilio Davila, Executive Director, GroupOne Background Screening I was recently asked to put together some “hot topics” to consider when evaluating the risks of sharing consumer/background reports among employers in their respective networks. The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) Industry Best Practice Committee is expected to share its collected content for […]

CA – Employers must get stricter permission before performing background checks

Employers in California must follow the stricter Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act (ICRAA) when running certain background checks and obtain written permission from employees and applicants before doing so, the California Supreme Court ruled Aug. 20. The state’s high court affirmed a lower court ruling in Connor v. First Student, Inc. that said First Student […]

NAPBS to pursue litigation against Arkansas District Court

The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) announced this week it would pursue litigation in Arkansas against the District Court of Benton County – Bentonville Division. The decision was made after multiple attempts by the association to legally obtain public records necessary for employee background screenings and the protection of Arkansas residents. According to […]

More employers adopting continuous Background Checks on employees

Excerpted from an Insurance Journal article by Michael Sasso and Jeff Green Jay Cradeur takes pride in his 4.9 driver rating on Uber Technologies Inc.’s five-star scale and the almost 19,000 rides he’s given in the capital of ride sharing, San Francisco. So, he was puzzled — and more than a little annoyed — when […]