The applicant screening industry moves fast. Keep up with our Industry News blog, which presents breaking news items, culled from newspapers and trade publications, relating to legislation, case law, statistics and trends in applicant screening.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed a bill that forbids local governments from limiting the questions businesses can ask during job interviews, bucking the trend of states and municipalities to implement "Ban the Box" policies or laws prohibiting employers from asking applicants about their salary histories. Read More
Naples Hotel Group LLC allegedly used background check authorization forms that contained “extraneous provisions,” in violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, according to the suit. Read More
The California Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC) proposed two regulations to implement provisions of Assembly Bill 1008 and the Senate Bill 63. Read More
The three nationwide credit bureaus – TransUnion, Experian, and Equifax – are making changes to their reporting of public record data in consumer credit reports. Read More
Assembly Bill 2069 seeks to prohibit an employer from discriminating against employees “on the basis of his or her status as, or positive drug test for cannabis by, a qualified patient or person with an identification card.” Read More
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