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

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Accurate Background Enhances Candidate Experience and Reduces Employer Risk With New Mobile Optimized Candidate Portal

A leader in the employment background check industry, Accurate Background, has announced the release of their new Candidate Portal. The new portal will be accessible…


National Background Investigations Bureau Launched to Ensure Integrity of Federal Workforce

On October 1, 2016, the National Background Investigations Bureau (NBIB) was officially launched with the mission of “delivering efficient and effective background…


CACI Awarded Prime Position on Multiple-Award Contract to Provide Background Investigations for Office of Personnel Management

CACI International Inc announced today that it has been awarded a prime position on a multiple-award indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to provide…


NAPBS Submits Comments to Los Angeles Mayor and City Council Regarding Ban the Box Legislation

The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) has submitted comments to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and the LA City Council regarding…


SJV Becomes First Research Provider to Obtain Privacy Shield Certification for Global Screening Solutions

SJV, leading provider of Global Screening Solutions to the Background Screening Industry, has formally obtained certification under the newest set of data…


Instant People Check Continues To Discount Background Checks Through 2016

Instant People Check, LLC, an instant criminal background checking company for nearly 15 years, continues their discounted rate for their very popular Instant…


Leading Expungement Law Firm Provides Special Incentives to Consumers and Screening Agencies

The Law Firm of Higbee & Associates announced today that they will be providing special incentives to expungement clients referred by Consumer Reporting Agencies…


Avionté Announces New Background Screening Partnership with Liberty Screening

Avionté, a recruiting and staffing solutions provider based in Eagan, Minn., announces one of its newest partnerships, Liberty Screening, a Houston-based company that…


SJV Cuts Ribbon on Newest U.S. Based Call-Center Facility

SJV, an emerging leader in the furnishing of Credential Verification Services, announced today the Grand Opening of a 10,000 square foot Call-Center Facility…


Corra Group Expands Background Checking Services to Private Investigators

Corra Group has its expanded its background checking services to private investigators who are interested in conducting either comprehensive criminal and…


Data Facts Promotes Julie Henderson as Director of Sales

Data Facts, a national leading provider of background screening solutions announces the promotion of Julie Henderson as Director of Sales for the background screening…


Judge Dismisses FCRA Class Action Lawsuit Against Lyft Citing Supreme Court Spokeo Decision

A California federal court judge has dismissed a class action lawsuit filed against Lyft, Inc. over alleged violations of the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) during…

10/17/2016 Announces Upgrade to Website Ordering System Effective October 1, 2016

Upgrading and maintaining a fully complaint and legal web portal is critical to any company, but doubly so for background screening companies such as…


BlueTree Consultancy Launches Attest360, A SaaS Product for Background Verification

BlueTree Consultancy, a global IT product company that develops innovative products in the area of workforce optimization and management has launched…


EEOC Holds Meeting on Use of Big Data in Background Checks for Employment Decisions

On October 13, 2016, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) held a public meeting at agency headquarters in Washington, D.C. on how “Big Data”…


SafeTrac Solutions, Inc. Celebrates 16th Year

Great Falls, Montana -- SafeTrac Solutions, Inc. joyfully celebrates their 16thanniversary in the business, as well as their 380th customer milestone. A DBE-Service…


Rhode Island Law Requires Transportation Network Companies Outsourcing Screening of Drivers to Use NAPBS Accredited Firms

A new law in Rhode Island taking effect in October of 2016 – S 2864 as Amended – requires Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) such as Uber and Lyft who use…


Award-Winning Background Screening Provider Partners with Enterprise Level Software Solution for an Ultra-Smooth Integration Built for Staffing Professionals

Asurint and Automated Business Designs combined technology creates a seamless, end-to-end process for recruiting. With a customizable workflow, users can start a job…


CRI Group's EmploySmart™ Roots Out Deception in the Hiring Process

Fraud among job applicants is a serious problem worldwide. To help organizations address this critical business risk, CRI Group has developed EmploySmart™, a robust…


Corra Group Initiates New Branding and Software Upgrades for Its Due Diligence and Investigative Clients

Corra Group is planning the initiation of a new division and a series of upgrades to its software designed for its Due Diligence and Investigative Research background…


NAPBS Issues Comments on Proposed Changes to Massachusetts Criminal Offender Record Information

The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS®) has submitted comments to the Massachusetts Department of Criminal Justice Information Services…


As Part of Comprehensive Employee Screening Services, Background Profiles Announces Update to Information Pages on e-Verify and I-9 Compliance

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


Validity Screening Solutions to Host Webinar on Form I-9 Compliance

Validity Screening Solutions, a leading provider of employment screening services, will be hosting a professional development webinar on Form I-9 compliance…


CACI Names Jennifer Mehall Background Investigations Team SVP

Jennifer Mehall, formerly vice president of operations at Alaska Native government services contractor Cjenega Corp., has been named senior vice president of the…


Data Facts Adds Three Key Account Executives Following Continued Growth

Data Facts, a leading provider of national and international background screening solutions, has announced the expansion of their U.S. based background screening sales…


Leading Employee Screening Service, Background Profiles Announces New Updates to its Blog

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


Continuous Screening of Employees Could Be More Common in Near Future

While most companies currently perform background screening on employees once at the pre-hire stage, “the new normal may call for continuous, post-hire monitoring”…


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