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.
U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of Spokeo, potentially making it more difficult for plaintiffs to bring “no-injury” FCRA actions based on mere statutory violations
In a highly anticipated Fair Credit Reporting Act decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 6-2 that Article III standing requires both a concrete and particularized injury—a requirement that is not automatically satisfied by alleging a mere statutory violation. Read More
The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), the nation’s sixth-largest public transportation system, has been accused of violating federal and state employment laws after it turned away an applicant over a 20-year-old drug conviction. Read More
The U.S. Census Bureau agreed to pay the fee to settle a class action involving an estimated 450,000 African Americans and Latinos who may have been passed over for jobs due to the bureau’s background check practices. Read More
Pennsylvania became the 24 th state to legalize the use of medical marijuana when Gov. Tom Wolf signed the bill into law on Sunday, April 17. The law will go into effect on Wednesday, May 18, 2016. Read More
The White House’s Fair Chance Business Pledge is an initiative that challenges members of the private business sector to eliminate barriers to employment for those with criminal records by implementing “Ban the Box” and other fair-chance hiring policies. Read More
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