September 2016 Digest
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In this edition of Screen News, we cover the top background screening news stories during the previous month. Remember, if your company has news, send it to so we can share it!

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deverus Move to Amazon Web Services

Today, deverus, a top SAAS provider to leading background screening companies announces that it has fully migrated to Amazon Web Services, AWS. Trusted by a host of…

08/01/2016, the Background Screening Information Portal Releases 2016 Employers Background Screening Practices Survey Results, the background screening information portal for Human Resources professionals, announced it has released the results from its 2016…


S2Verify Appoints New Senior Manager of Sales Operations

S2Verify announced today the addition of Scott Briscoe to further facilitate the growth of one of the nation’s fastest growing background screening firms. Scott Briscoe’s…


Katie Douglas Joins Innovative Enterprises as Strategic Accounts Manager

Innovative Enterprises, Inc., a strategic partner to the background screening industry and expert provider of court research information products, smart data solutions and…


California Fair Employment & Housing Council Considers Proposed (and Recently Amended) Rules to Restrict Employer Use of Criminal History

In April 2012, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued its long-awaited “Enforcement Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in…


Sterling Talent Solutions expands, stays close

Sterling Talent Solutions, a New York City-based provider of criminal background checking and related services for employers, plans to move its Independence operations…


NACS Offers Background Screening Platform for C-store Operators

To combat the high turnover rate in the convenience store industry, NACS has partnered with REDTAIL to bring the NACS Background Check program to c-store operators…


Corra Group Prepares to Implement the New Electronic Drug Collection Form for Its Trucking Clients

Corra Group is preparing to implement the new electronic Chain of Custody Form for its trucking and transportation drivers. The new CCF will allow trucking companies to…


OPM names DoD’s DeVries as its new CIO

Dave DeVries is leaving the Defense Department to be the new chief information officer at the Office of Personnel Management. DeVries currently is DoD’s principal deputy…


Massachusetts Passes Law with Strongest Background Check Requirements in Nation for Transportation Network Companies

On August 5, 2016, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed bipartisan legislation – Bill H. 4570 – an Act for regulating drivers of  “transportation network…


Accurate Background Achieves Oracle PartnerNetwork Cloud Standard Designation

Accurate Background, a fast-growing provider of employment background checks and Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced it has…

08/15/2016 Comments on Recent Study on Ban-the-Box and Opines on Implications in Background Screening

Ban-the-box policies have substantively changed the manner in which a criminal background check is handled during the application process insomuch that the “box” indicating…


Employment Screening Resources Receives EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Certification from Department of Commerce

Employment Screening Services (ESR) — a global provider of background checks and a strategic choice for businesses needing accurate and actionable information when…


SJV Announces Expansion of MedEx Product Suite with Abuse & Imposter Registry Search

SJV announced today the addition of a new, specialized service as part of their existing medical exclusion product suite known as MedEx. The new Abuse Registry Search…


Accurate Background Continues to Improve Small Business Platform, AccurateNow

Accurate Background previously announced the release of AccurateNow, an addition to their product line specifically designed for small and medium-sized businesses…


For the Fourth Time, Innovative Enterprises Named One of the Inc. 500|5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America

Innovative Enterprises, Inc., a strategic partner to the background screening industry and expert provider of court research information products, smart data solutions…


For the 3rd Consecutive Year, easyBackgrounds Ranks on the Inc. 5000 List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies

easyBackgrounds, Inc., one of the foremost providers of background screening services to employers across the nation, has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in America for the third.…


AAA Credit Screening Services launches NEW website at

AAA Credit Screening Services has launched a NEW website at enabling potential and current customers to navigate and order a wide variety of…


Flock and Checkr Partner to Streamline Background Checks for Businesses

Flock, the all-in-one software platform to manage HR, Benefits, and Compliance, is adding a new background check service to its technology offering designed to target…


Peopletrail Makes Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Peopletrail announced today that it has been included in the 35th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. Over the…


Judge Finds FCRA Lawsuit against Background Check Firm May Proceed Under Supreme Court Spokeo Ruling

In July of 2016, a federal judge in the Northern District of California certified a class of job applicants in a lawsuit claiming a background check firm violated the federal…


Corra Group Now Offers Monthly Licensing Monitoring for Employers Who Need to Meet Compliance Mandates for Their Healthcare Professionals

Corra Group now offers a monthly license monitoring service for employers who need to oversee the status of their healthcare professionals so they remain in in good…


Senators Send Second Letter to OPM about Progress of the National Background Investigations Bureau

In a follow up to a letter sent in May 2016, Senators Claire McCaskill (D-Missouri) and Jon Tester (D-Montana) have sent a second letter to the Office of Personnel Management…


NelsonHall Bolsters Global HRO Team with Appointment of Nikki Edwards

NelsonHall, the leading global BPS and ITS analyst firm, is delighted to welcome Nikki Edwards, who joins as Principal Research Analyst within our global HR Outsourcing…


Background Profiles Announces Update to Its Information Page on Employee Background Checks in the Healthcare Industry

Background Profiles, an NAPBS Accredited employee screening and background check service at, is proud to announce…


The CIC Employment Screening Software Debuts Enhancements

Contemporary Information Corporation (CIC), the nation's premier background screening provider, is proud to announce they have added a series of enhancements to their…


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