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Best Practices to Support a Drug-free Workplace

As the opioid epidemic sweeps the nation and illicit drug use in the United States and beyond continues to increase, it is more important than ever for employers to ensure their organization's policies and practices foster a safe, drug-free...

Jennifer Daimon Joins the AccuSource Team as Compliance Manager

AccuSource, Inc. is excited to have Jennifer Daimon join our team as the new Compliance Manager. With 10 years of experience in the background screening industry, Jennifer's extensive expertise will support our dedication to core values while...

How Long Does A Background Check Take?

Obtaining a background check is often a trade-off between “I want it done now” and “I want it done right.”

The Green Rush: Medical & Recreational Marijuana Legislation in the US

Medical Marijuana is Legal in 30 States, Recreational Use is Legal in 9 States; All Use Remains Illegal Federally


Update 08/03/18: California Lawmakers Seek to Protect Medical Marijuana Users From Discrimination in the Workplace.


Infographic: Integrating Your ATS With Your Background Screening Provider

What is an Applicant Tracking System?

An applicant tracking system (ATS) is a software application that enables the electronic handling of recruitment needs. An ATS can be implemented or accessed online on an enterprise or small business level,...

Avoiding Risk & Adding Value: Why Staffing Agencies Should Focus on Background Screenings for Contingent Labor

More than 40% of the U.S workforce is expected to be comprised of contingent labor by the year 2020.

2018: Trends in Background Screening

Top background screening industry trends to watch in 2018 and beyond

The Evolution of Applicant Tracking Systems

Applicant Tracking Systems, an indispensable tool for busy HR professionals, have changed steadily through the years

AccuSource at the SHRM Annual Conference and Convention 2018

Visit us at Booth 2839 at the SHRM18 National Conference in Chicago on June 17th - 20th, 2018

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...

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