The Accurate Blog

Dec 17
2015

When Using a Background Check API, the Right Ingredients are Essential

The holiday season is officially upon us, which means it is time to get creative with your annual holiday baking. You know the drill; you see that fantastic recipe on Food Network or Pinterest, and
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Dec 14
2015

USCIS Asks for Comment on Proposed Changes to the Form I-9

The USCIS announced on November 24, 2015 there will be a notice in the Federal Register of proposed changes to the Form I-9. The Federal Register will allow a 60-day public commenting period. During
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Dec 10
2015

NYC's Fair Chance Act: Latest on Article 23-A

New York City's Ban the Box legislation the "Fair Chance Act," which went into effect this past October, prohibits employers from inquiring about an applicant's arrest or conviction record until
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Dec 09
2015

Hireology and Accurate Background Infographic: Employee Screening for Franchises

A bad hire can be an expensive mistake for a business to make, but this can be avoided with a  background screening program. Hireology recently published an infographic with Accurate
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Dec 08
2015

Answering Your I-9 and E-Verify Frequently Asked Questions

If you have hired someone after November 6, 1986, there is a pretty good chance that you have heard of the Form I-9. This form is required by USCIS for all employers to ensure employees are eligible
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Dec 02
2015

5 Best Practices for Workplace Drug Testing

According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, 70% of the estimated 14.8 million Americans who use illegal drugs are employed. Drug testing is an important screening method for
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Nov 19
2015

An International Background Check API Requires More Sophistication

There has been a recent uptick of emergent background check APIs claiming to have “solved” international background screening. However, if you look under the hood, many of these services have little
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Nov 12
2015

4 Steps to Stay Compliant with FCRA - White Paper & Infographic

Over the past few years, a number of high-profile lawsuits have targeted companies for violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act (‘FCRA”) and that number is continuing to increase.  Accurate
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Nov 04
2015

Products in Focus: Drug Testing

In our new series Products in Focus, Accurate Background will take a deep dive into drug testing and answer common questions about how they work. Today’s drug screening blog post comes from Accurate
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Oct 28
2015

Recent New York City Legislation

Recent legislation in New York City may impact your business if you are doing background checks in this area. Here are some things to know about the recent legislation:
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