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.
Plaintiffs argue to reject regional transportation authority’s attempt to dismiss class-action lawsuit
Plaintiffs petitioned for a judge to scrap the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA)’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit alleging the company violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act and Pennsylvania’s Criminal History Record Information Act. Read More
Effective Dec. 23, 2016, New Orleans’ “Equal Access to Employment Act” will make it unlawful for city contractors to request or use applicants’ or employees’ consumer credit information as the basis for any employment-related decision. Read More
The EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework was formally approved by The European Commission and will serve as the successor to the previously invalidated Safe Harbor framework to govern transfers of personal data from the EU to the U.S. Read More
Beginning in 2017, Connecticut and Vermont will require employers to refrain from inquiring about applicants’ criminal histories on initial job applications. Read More
A company who utilized a third-party background screening firm’s internal coding to score the results of their background checks faced claims from plaintiffs who received an unfavorable grade that the company took premature adverse action against them. Read More
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