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New Development in Salary History Bans

Federal Judge Rules Portion of Philadelphia Salary History Ban Violates Constitutionally-Protected Free Speech

Salary History Cannot Justify Gender Pay Gap

Previous Ruling By 9th Circuit Court Overturned in Rizo v Yovino Case, Prohibits Employers from Using Past Salary to Set Wages

 

Bucking Trends, Michigan Passes Bill Banning Salary History Bans

Gov. Rick Snyder signs a bill forbidding localities from adopting salary history bans on March 26

As many states and municipalities across the nation are moving to prevent employers from asking questions regarding a candidate’s salary history in...

Credit Bureaus Remove Tax Lien Data from Consumer Credit Reports

TransUnion announces additional changes regarding collection and reporting of public record information

On July 1, 2017, TransUnion, Equifax and Experian adopted increased restrictions in their public records collection practices, requiring each...

New Rules for Department of Transportation Drug Testing

DOT Expands the 5-Panel Drug Test to Include Schedule II Opioid Drugs

In a rule published in the Federal Register on November, 13 2017, the US Department of Transportation (DOT) announced it has expanded the standard 5 panel DOT drug test to...

AccuSource Announces Partnership with NEOGOV

The partnership allows for a seamless integration between AccuSource and NEOGOV’s applicant tracking system

AccuSource recently partnered with NEOGOV, integrating AccuSource’s employment screening solution with NEOGOV’s Insight applicant tracking...

Resume Fraud at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue

Recent Hiring Gaffe in the White House Emphasizes Importance of Education and Work History Verification

As the unemployment rate continues to drop and the job market becomes increasingly competitive, it is incumbent upon employers to be ever more...

Updating Hiring Practices in Light of Salary History Bans

In effort to close gender pay gaps, state and local legislatures prohibit employers from inquiring about past pay history

Women continue to earn approximately eighty cents to each dollar earned by their male counterparts in the same or similar...

Presidential Budget Requires All Employers to Use E-Verify

Call for mandatory use in effort to crack down on employment of illegal aliens

The fiscal year (FY) 2019 budget from President Trump’s White House calls for the mandatory use of the E-Verify system for all US employers. The E-Verify system is an...

Texas Lawsuit May Set Precedent On Criminal Background Information Use

Texas Sues Agency, Claims Administrative Procedure Act Not Being Followed

In 2012, the EEOC issued Enforcement Guidance outlining how employers should use criminal background checks during the hiring process. While preemployment criminal...

Maine Employers Can No Longer Test Applicants for Marijuana Use

UPDATE: Emergency Legislation Replaces Flawed Maine Recreational Marijuana Use Law

June 7, 2018 - The original Maine law referenced below in a blog post from February 9, 2018 has been the subject of controversy for its apparent ban on employers...

AccuSource New Year Hours

AccuSource, Inc. would like to extend our wishes for a prosperous 2018. As 2017 comes to a close, we would like to thank you for your business. Our team looks forward to the continued opportunity to serve as your background screening partner in...

AccuSource Winter Holiday Hours

AccuSource, Inc. would like to extend our warmest wishes for a joyous winter holiday season. Thank you for your business and the continued opportunity to serve as your background screening partner. In observance of the holidays, our offices will...

AccuSource Year-End Compliance Update

 

In 2017, there were many changes in the employment screening landscape, impacting hiring processes.  Projections for 2018 indicate next year will be equally challenging for human resources professionals tasked with ensuring their companies...

Fair Pay Legislation on the Horizon for 2018

In a recent blog Jurisdictions Across The U.S. Implement Fair Chance Regulations, we highlighted a few fair pay laws/acts with effective dates in 2017. However, as we inch closer to the end of the year, it is important for employers to keep fair...

Fair Pay Legislation Sweeping U.S. Jurisdictions in 2017

Like Ban-the-Box initiatives in cities and states throughout the country, fair pay legislation and subsequent salary history bans are sweeping the nation. In a recent blog Philadelphia Clarifies Ordinance Banning Salary History Questions, we...

2017 Fall greetings from the AccuSource team!

Fall greetings from the AccuSource Team!

We would like to extend our warmest wishes for a safe and happy Thanksgiving. In the spirit of showing gratitude, we would also like to thank you for your business and the continued opportunity to serve as...

Industry & Compliance Expert Beth Axelrod joins the AccuSource Team

CORONA, CALIF. (November 14, 2017) – AccuSource, Inc. – one of California's most trusted and respected employment screening firms – today announced the appointment of Beth Axelrod as the company’s Vice President of Compliance and Regulatory...

Employment Screening Industry Expert Nancy Golden to Lead AccuSource Operations

CORONA, CALIF. (November 7, 2017) – AccuSource, Inc. – one of California's most trusted and respected employment screening firms – has appointed employment screening expert, Nancy Golden, as its Vice President of Operations. With more than 20...

It’s Official – California Soon To Be A Ban The Box State

A few months back, AccuSource published an article about the many states and jurisdictions throughout the United States implementing Fair Chance/Ban the Box laws. The Ban the Box movement, which has gained a significant amount of momentum over...

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