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State of Nevada Removes 7-Year Reporting Limitation for Criminal Convictions

Posted by Jackie Edrada on Jun 23, 2015 6:00:00 AM

Governor Brian Sandoval signed S.B. 409 into law on June 9th, 2015, eliminating the 7-year reporting restriction for criminal convictions. Effective immediately, there is no time limitation on reporting criminal convictions for individuals living and working in the state of Nevada.

S.B. 409 expands the type of information that consumer reporting agencies (CRAs) can report on prospective employees of gaming operators and employers. At the requset of the gaming operator or employer, background check reports for Nevada residents and employees can include bankruptcy information older than 10 years and other negative credit information older than 7 years for positions directly connected to the employer's operations. 

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Topics: criminal background check, Criminal History, Credit Reports, SB 409, Nevada

February Event Lineup - California

Posted by Joshua Flexen on Feb 10, 2015 6:00:00 AM

Our events are starting to pick up! We will be at three different events in CA during February. Our representatives will be demonstrating our employment and workforce screening solutions to help you build positive employer and candidate experiences that support hiring and retaining the best talent. We will also be giving away some great thank you gifts and entering everyone who stops by into drawings for some amazing prizes. We hope to see you early this year as we start with our first February event on February 10th.

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Topics: HR Events, SHRM, Events, criminal background check, Criminal History, Accurate Background, background check, talent management, Background Screening, FCRA, Drug Testing, PIHRA

January Event Lineup - CA, CO

Posted by Joshua Flexen on Jan 12, 2015 5:26:47 AM

Accurate Background is excited to kick off 2015. We will be at three different events in CA and CO during January! Our representatives will be demonstrating our employment and workforce screening solutions to help you build positive employer and candidate experiences that support hiring and retaining the best talent. We will also be giving away some great thank you gifts and entering everyone who stops by into drawings for some amazing prizes. We hope to see you early this year as we start with our first event on January 13th!

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Topics: HR Events, Mile High SHRM, SHRM, Events, criminal background check, Criminal History, Accurate Background, background check, talent management, Background Screening, FCRA, Drug Testing

22 New Laws That May Affect Your Hiring Process in 2015

Posted by Joshua Flexen on Jan 6, 2015 10:00:00 PM

With 2015 already in full force, there are many new laws related to background screening and hiring that may affect employers moving into the new year. It can be hard to keep up with so many new laws, but don’t worry, Accurate Background has you covered. We take the time to consistently monitor any legislation that may impact our clients and have created a summary of some of the regulatory changes from the past year that may affect your hiring and background screening process. Below is a recap of these regulatory changes:

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Topics: hiring, criminal background check, Criminal History, Accurate Background, background check, talent management, Background Screening, Credit Reports, FCRA, Drug Testing, Ban the Box, EEOC

CORI Regulations Reminder

Posted by Joshua Flexen on Dec 29, 2014 1:12:18 AM

As Accurate Background previously communicated, Massachusetts issued the final CORI Regulations in May 2012. In a continuing effort to educate our clients, we would like to take this opportunity to remind you of the CORI Regulations that may impact your organization and discuss steps Accurate Background is taking to support your compliance with these requirements.

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Topics: criminal background check, Criminal History, Accurate Background, background check, CORI, Background Screening, Credit Reports

Prince George’s County joins others to “Ban the Box”

Posted by Joshua Flexen on Dec 9, 2014 8:58:54 AM

Prince George’s County, MD, has joined other jurisdictions, such as Montgomery County and San Francisco by passing Bill No. CB-78-2014. The new law adds Subdivision 10 “Fair Criminal Record Screening Standards” to Division 12 Human Relations Commission of the Prince George’s County Code.

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Topics: criminal background check, Criminal History, Accurate Background, background check, Background Screening, FCRA, Drug Testing, Ban the Box, prince georges county

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