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MARCH 2017 DIGEST

Greetings,

In this edition of Screen News, we cover the top background screening news stories from last month. Remember, if your company has news, send it to feedback@deverus.com so we can share it!

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THE NEWS

 

02/02/2017

Info Cubic Appoints Laura Lohnes as Product and Project Strategist

Info Cubic LLC, a leading employment screening company, is pleased to announce that it has appointed Laura Lohnes, a 13 year industry veteran, to the role of Product and Project...


02/03/2017

Ninth Circuit: FCRA Background Check Disclosure Cannot Include Liability Waiver

Executive Summary: In a case of first impression, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that a background check disclosure that included a liability waiver violated the Fair...

02/07/2017

Info Cubic Launches Fresh New Logo and Redesigned Website

Info Cubic LLC, a leading employment screening company, is ushering in the New Year with a fresh new logo and an upgraded website. “When we embarked on this project we wanted to highlight what makes Info Cubic so special...

02/08/2017

Report Recommends Increased Employee Screening of Airport Workers to Mitigate Insider Threats

The House Homeland Security Committee Majority Staff has issued a report entitled ‘America’s Airports: The Threat From Within’ that examines employee screening at the approximately 450 airports in the U.S. under federal control..

02/10/2017

Safe Hiring Expert to Present Webinar on California Background Checks

Attorney Lester S. Rosen, founder and CEO of Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), will present a live webinar for Business and Legal Resources (BLR) entitled ‘California Background Checks: Best Practices for Hiring in the Golden State’ on Thursday, February 23, 2017, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Pacific Time...

02/14/2017

Corra Group Attends the ATX Automation Technology Show in Anaheim, California

Corra Group attended the recent ATX Automation Technology Show, in Anaheim, California. The show is billed as North America’s largest automation technology event and a “can’t miss experience.” On display are over 20,000 products in automation...

02/16/2017
Background Screening Shouldn't Be a One-Time Thing

Most people have flaws, but a funny thing happens after companies hire them. Most people have flaws, but a funny thing happens after companies hire them. They become...

02/21/2017

How this Indian company tapped a business opportunity in background checks       

When Ajay Trehan was running a business outsourcing company based in Gurugram in 2005, his overseas clients would often ask him if...

02/21/2017

New FCRA Class Action Against UPS Shows Traditional FCRA Claims Alive and Well

The federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) has created a flurry of class action complaints in recent years aimed at employers who fail to comply with the FCRA’s hyper-technical disclosure and consent requirements. However, a new class action against UPS reminds us that traditional FCRA claims have not faded away and employers should remain mindful of the Act’s requirements...

02/21/2017

Federal Appeals Court Teaches Important Lesson for Nonprofit Employers That Use Pre-employment Background Checks

Pre-employment background checks serve an important function for many nonprofit employers, but the legal requirements for such checks can present nonprofits with a problem.
In a case of first impression, the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals recently revived a class action for an employer's pre-employment background check disclosures. See Syed v. M-I, LLC, No. 14-17186 (9th Cir. Jan. 20, 2017). Under the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), employers..

02/22/2017

Safe Hiring Expert Attorney Lester Rosen to Present Session at HR West 2017

Attorney Lester Rosen, author of “The Safe Hiring Manual” and CEO of San Francisco, California-area background check firm Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), will present a live session entitled “Avoiding Lawsuits..

02/22/2017

Corra Group Attends the RSA Cybersecurity Conference, in San Francisco.

Corra Group attended the recent RSA Cybersecurity Conference, in San Francisco, California. The Conference featured 15 keynote presentations, more than...
 

02/23/2017

Pre-Employment Background Screening 101 – Mitigate Your Risk

A series of recent class action complaints against employers leads me to write about what employers can do to mitigate risk with respect to their background screening program...

02/24/2017

Accurate Background Announces API Integration and Partnership With Jobvite

Accurate Background, a leading provider of employment background checks, and Jobvite, the industry leader in best-of-breed recruiting software, have announced...

02/28/2017

PASCO Sponsors Webinar on Negligent Hiring and Background Checks in California

The Professional Association of Sonoma County (PASCO) is sponsoring a live webinar entitled ‘Negligent Hiring and Background Checks in California – Best Practices and Legal Compliance’ presented...

 

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