The Accurate Blog

Sep 09
2019

Asking the Right Background Check RFP Questions

Adding a new service or technology to your business operations is exciting, and at times, an extensive process. When communicating with various potential service providers, it is important to ask the
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Aug 14
2019

Global Background Checks: Creating an Efficient Program

When it comes to screening candidates, it is important to consider conducting global background checks. Screening your employees regardless of where they have lived or worked helps mitigate risk
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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 First 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 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.  When it comes to background checks, regulations are an undeniable and unavoidable reality. In order to steer clear of costly and unwanted
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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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