The Accurate Blog

Jan 02
2018

Additional Legislation to Pay Attention to as You Ring in the New Year

Two topics which have dominated many recruitment and background screening conversations in 2017 have been in regards to salary history and Ban the Box regulations. Employers throughout the country
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Aug 31
2017

Salary History Restrictions May Require You to Change Your Recruitment Process

  As the recruitment industry evolves, staying compliant with the latest legislative updates remains a high priority. Inquiring about a candidate’s salary history has become a growing topic of
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Aug 22
2017

What You Need to Know About California’s Updated “Fair Chance” Regulations

Support for fair hiring practices continues to gain momentum with policy makers and workers alike. Currently, there are 29 states which have adopted such policies and 9 states have removed conviction
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Apr 04
2016

Austin Becomes the First City in Texas to “Ban the Box” for Private Employers

Austin’s City Council passed Ordinance 20160324-019 (DRAFT)*, adding Chapter 4-15 to the City Code and making Austin the first city in Texas to expand “Fair Chance Hiring” practices to private
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Mar 17
2016

Reminder - Upcoming Webinar:  Candidate Experience & FCRA Compliance - Best Practices for Delivering Both

You still have one week left to register for our upcoming webinar with IBM Kenexa on best practices for creating positive candidate experiences while also supporting your FCRA compliance program. 
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Mar 11
2016

Philadelphia Ban the Box Effective Monday, March 14, 2016

As Accurate Background previously reported, Philadelphia's Ban the Box legislation Bill No. 150815 goes into effect Monday, March 14, 2016.   This law amends Chapter 9-3500 of the Philadelphia Code
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Mar 11
2016

When A Background Check Finds The "Wrong Man"

As a consumer who has also worked in the background check industry for 14 years, I cringe on behalf of job applicants when I read stories about employment background checks that find the "wrong
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Mar 08
2016

Tracy Vrchota, Director of Compliance: Tips On Staying Compliant With Background Checks

This blog was originally published by Recruiting Trends. You can read the original article here. When it comes to background checks, regulations are an undeniable and unavoidable reality. In order to
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Mar 02
2016

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

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
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Feb 29
2016

Upcoming Webinar:  Candidate Experience & FCRA Compliance - Best Practices for Delivering Both

Accurate Background and IBM Kenexa have teamed up on an upcoming best practices webinar for creating positive candidate experiences while also supporting your FCRA compliance program. 
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