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Webinar: Same-Day Hiring in Today’s Competitive Recruitment Landscape

Please join us for a one-hour educational Webinar to discuss new and innovative solutions to onboard qualified candidates fast by leveraging alternatives to traditional collection site and lab-based substance abuse screening.

 This session will...

Webinar Recording: Why Failing Doesn’t Suck: How to Rejoice in Your Face-Palm Moments

With today’s changing business landscape, innovation is everything. But to drive innovation, employees can’t be paralyzed by self-doubt or the fear of failure. In this webinar, Chris Dyer presented how accepting (and expecting) to fail from wrong...

Webinar Recording: Mastering Tough Conversations

What conversations have you been avoiding? Just the thought of broaching certain topics can be enough to bring on a spontaneous stomach ache and palms so sweaty you’ll be glad shaking hands went out of style. Sometimes saying what’s on your mind is...

Michigan DOB Redaction: AccuSource Registers for Access

We have previously written about Michigan’s amendments to Rule 1.109 of the Michigan Court Rules. As a refresher, the amended rule as originally proposed would have required court clerks throughout Michigan to redact personal identifying...

Mastering Tough Conversations Webinar

2020 has left a What conversations have you been avoiding? Just the thought of broaching certain topics can be enough to bring on a spontaneous stomach ache and palms so sweaty you’ll be glad shaking hands went out of style. Sometimes saying what’s...

Product Update: Social Security Trace Data Removal from Consumer Reports and Instascreen

AccuSource would like to provide an update on the Social Security Trace product, also known as a “Person Search.” Effective March 21, 2022, Social Security Trace data will no longer be displayed in background screening reports. Additionally, while...

Webinar Recording: What Your Employees Really Want, But Won’t Tell You

Keeping good employees is so much easier than finding and hiring new ones. But in a world where people always have their eye out for the next best thing, how do you know what will make top talent stick around?

You could ask employees what they...

New Year, More New York City Employment Laws

2022: a bright, new year full of promise…and another law in New York City that impacts employers. This time, the Big Apple is seeking greater pay transparency for salary ranges in order to reduce the chance for discrimination. In December 2021, Int.

Philadelphia Employers: Puff, Puff Pass[ed Drug Test]

In the year of marijuana blog posts, we will close out 2021 with another marijuana update. We have discussed during recent webinars that the City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is chasing after other jurisdictions who have banned pre-employment...

Webinar Recording: AccuSource's Year-End Compliance Review

2021 has seen changes in the background screening industry that have greatly impacted the screening programs of employers. From the identifier redactions occurring in California and Michigan to new ban the box laws, employers may face new issues in...

Victory! Michigan Identifier Redaction Rule Amended

During the last six months, AccuSource has provided updates on our industry’s concerns with ADM File No. 2017-28, which amended Rule 1.109 of the Michigan Court Rules. The updated Rule as originally written would have required court clerks across...

Christmas Cannabis: New Federal Marijuana Act Introduced

We have previously discussed legislation that would have legalized marijuana at the federal level, but none of those bills advanced to the point of becoming law. In addition to other marijuana legislation introduced this year, in November...

New York City Fair Chance Act: Proposed Solution

In October 2015, the New York City Commission on Human Rights (“CCHR”) enacted the New York City Fair Chance Act (“NYC FCA”), which amended the New York City Human Rights Law. The original version of the NYC FCA makes it illegal for most impacted...

California Employers: Watch Out! DFEH Seeking Fair Chance Act Violations

Employers who hire applicants and employees in California should review their job advertisements immediately to verify compliance with California’s Fair Chance Act (“FCA”). In its press release on October 20, 2021, the California Department of Fair...

NY DOL issues Guidance on Legalized Recreation Marijuana and the Workplace

AccuSource has previously discussed the legalization of marijuana in New York for recreational purposes. The New York Department of Labor (“NY DOL”) recently issued guidance and a set of frequently asked questions to address how legalization impacts...

Walker v. Fred Meyer, Inc. Remand Decision Offers Hope for Employers

Unless you are brand new to the world of background screening, you should already be familiar with the litigation surrounding the disclosure requirement under the Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”), especially the disclosure required for...

Webinar Recording: Is This Record Yours? Identifier Redaction And its Impact on Background Screening

Privacy concerns have been sweeping across the globe and the United States is not immune to its impact. It is not surprising that numerous states have introduced legislation to protect the privacy and data of its residents. However, it is...

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