The Accurate Blog

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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Oct 27
2015

Don't Trust Your Business to a “Partial” Background Check API

We’re currently living through a redefinition of work and what constitutes a job.  Technology has given way to the “sharing economy” and transformed the ways people can make a living. As these
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Oct 12
2015

CSU Institutes Comprehensive Background Check Policy

Several California State University campuses recently announced the adoption of a statewide CSU background check policy across the school system. Chico State, California State University San
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Sep 25
2015

Accurate Background CEO on the "Sharing Economy" Workforce - HRDive

Many "sharing economy" services get rave reviews. However, a few recent cases have highlighted situations where contractors with backgrounds ranging from questionable to downright criminal are being
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Sep 16
2015

EEOC's recent consent decree - What employers need to know

Recently, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission entered into its first consent decree with an employer since the EEOC Guidance was initially published in 2012. It alleged that the employer's
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Sep 09
2015

Guest Post: Hiring and Maintaining a Legal Workforce

Today's guest post is brought to you by Arnall Golden Gregory partner Montserrat Miller. Montserrat is a respected thought leader in immigration, background screening compliance, and I-9 and E-Verify
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Aug 10
2015

Social Media and Background Screening: A Surefire Way to Sideline a Bad Hire or Land Yourself a Red Card?

As recent eruptions on the Internet have proven, a single tweet can and will likely be used against you. The most recent example of this came from a three year old tweet from professional fútbol
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Aug 03
2015

Retailers: Why Leave the Back Door Open to Theft?

Background checks provide critical protections for your reputation, brand, and profits It’s no secret that theft is a huge issue when it comes to the retail market. Whether it is someone palming a
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Jul 14
2015

What Does Your Social Security Number Say About You?

For the average American, the Social Security Number holds special significance. It follows you from birth to death and can act as a key to a variety of sensitive information - bank accounts, tax
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Jul 01
2015

Ban the Box Comes to New York City & Oregon

New York City and the State of Oregon recently joined the growing list of states and jurisdictions to Ban the Box - prohibiting employers from requesting criminal history until later in the hiring
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