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.
On Feb. 3, 2017, President Trump sent a memorandum to the U.S. Department of Labor, directing it to “prepare an updated economic and legal analysis” to determine whether its final “Fiduciary Duty Rule” is likely to harm investors, disrupt the industry or cause an increase in litigation and the price of advice. Read More
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin signed an executive order that will remove questions about criminal history from the initial application for state jobs in the executive branch. Read More
The handbook, provided by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), provides guidance on the completion of the Form I-9 and an overview of unlawful discrimination and penalties related to I-9 completion. Read More
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that oilfield services company, Schlumberger, Inc., willfully violated the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act when it improperly placed a liability waiver on its job application disclosure form. Read More
The Department of Transportation (DOT) published a notice in the Federal Register proposing to amend its drug testing program to add four opioids to its drug testing panel. Read More
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