2015 Compliance Recap  – 21 Changes that May Impact Your Hiring Process

Posted by: Accurate Background March 2, 2016


Curious about what happened in the world of compliance last year? 2015 was a busy year with major changes impacting hiring processes across the country – from E-Verify, to Ban the Box, to Drug Testing.

 Accurate Background’s 2015 Compliance Recap provides employers with an easy reference guide for staying on top of many of 2015’s biggest trends.

Compliance trends at a glance:

  • 6 Ban the Box Measures Went Into Effect – Several states and local jurisdictions, including States of Illinois and New Jersey, Chicago, IL, and New York City, NY, placed restrictions around the employer’s hiring process, including the ability to inquire into and consider criminal history.
  • 5 States Expanded Their E-Verify Programs – Wisconsin, Texas, North Dakota, Nebraska, and North Carolina expanded their E-Verify Programs.
  • 3 Jurisdictions Restricted Use of Credit Reports - Cook County, IL, New York City, NY, and New Hampshire placed restrictions on the employer’s ability to use credit history in employment decisions.
  • Looking forward to 2016 – There are already 3 Ban the Box measures that passed and take effect in 2016 - Portland OR, the State of Oregon, and Philadelphia, PA.
    Download 2015 Compliance Recap

Accurate Background is dedicated to continuously monitoring legislation that may impact your organization. Details on these legislative updates and upcoming legislation are available in our 2015 Compliance Recap.

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