3 Renting Situations Landlords Need to Watch Out For

By | July 6th, 2015|Compliance|

Let’s look our three unique situations in which landlords are subject to the FCRA, and how these situations can affect a landlord's decision to rent to certain individuals. Landlord's are [...]

Top Secret: How to Use Continuous Monitoring

By | April 16th, 2015|Compliance|

In the past two decades the world has swiftly changed from looking at scrapbooks and printed pictures that we assemble and put together from the past to watching the life [...]

The Significant Expansion of Exclusion Screening for Health Care Entities under the ACA

By | January 27th, 2015|Compliance|

Health care entities participating in federal funding programs have been undergoing massive re-evaluations of their screening practices over the past year.  If your organization has not taken a close look [...]

Treat Volunteer Screening the Same as Employment Screening

By | December 30th, 2014|Compliance|

Organizations need to treat volunteering screening the same as employment screening.  In this article we will discuss some of the considerations of using background screening for volunteers – specifically making [...]

The Annual Washington DC Report: Today’s Government Agency Perspective on Your Background Screening Program

By | April 21st, 2014|Compliance, Press|

Many of our clients are operating in an era of increased government regulation, heightened government enforcement activity and aggressive plaintiff’s actions against small and large businesses alike.   The overarching impact [...]

“Ban the Box” Movement Adds Two More States

By | January 20th, 2014|Achievements, Compliance, Press|

Many employers inquire about criminal convictions on their employment applications by placing a box for the applicants to check if he or she has ever been convicted of a crime.  [...]

Sweeping Changes

By | August 13th, 2012|Compliance, Press|

FTC Fines Consumer Reporting Agency for FCRA Violations On August 8, 2012 the FTC announced it had fined a non-NAPBS accredited consumer reporting agency, $2.6 million dollars for failure to [...]

EEOC Guidance

By | April 25th, 2012|Best Practices, Compliance|

EEOC ISSUES LONG-AWAITED GUIDANCE ON USE OF ARREST AND CONVICTION RECORDS Use of Criminal Data Not Going Away but Individualized Assessments of Applicants are Favored, Bright Line Tests Can Result [...]