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From Sea to Shining Sea: Virginia Passes Privacy Law

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Both coasts of the United States now have jurisdictions with privacy laws. Virginia has joined California in protecting the privacy of its citizens by passing its own comprehensive privacy law.

Transitioning to a New “Normal” …Why Demand for Workplace COVID-19 Testing is Likely to Remain Strong for the Foreseeable Future

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In recent weeks, much of the news coverage has been focused on COVID-19 vaccinations. On March 1, 2021, Johnson and Johnson began the distribution of their one-dose COVID-19 vaccine.

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The Grass is Greener in New Jersey: Marijuana Updates

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Not only has New Jersey legalized marijuana for recreational purposes, the State has also enacted protections for employees who legally use marijuana.

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Webinar: Global Screening Mysteries: Answers to Common Questions About Global Screening Recording

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As companies expand their search for top talent throughout the world and open new business sites outside of the United States, global recruitment and hiring continues to increase as a top challenge for Human Resource professionals. With U.S.

5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development

In 2021, many of your competitors will invest in talent development software. If you make the right decision, invest in the right software, and if your organization is willing to use it, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide, 5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development.

In the Weeds…Again: House Votes Yes on Legalized Marijuana

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Marijuana has taken a step closer to being legalized on the federal level through the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act, or the MORE Act. In a historic moment, the House of Representatives voted yes to H.R. 3884 on December 4.

Not So Fast: Philadelphia Updates Credit and Criminal History Ordinances

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Restrictions on the permissible use of credit checks and criminal history is not new to the City of Philadelphia in Pennsylvania. However, Philadelphia recently updated both its credit history and criminal history ordinances. Credit Checks Ordinances Philadelphia Pennsylvania Criminal History

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E.E. Oh No: Possible Scrutiny of AI in Hiring by EEOC

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On December 8, 2020, a group of United States senators drafted a letter to the outgoing chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”).

Banning in the Big Apple: NYC’s Fair Chance Act Updated

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The New York City Council was busy during the holiday season, passing bill Int. 1314-A on December 10, 2020. The bill greatly expands the scope of the New York City Fair Chance Act (FCA) , which is the city’s ban the box law. The bill was enacted on January 10, 2021.

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Happy Holidays from your Friends at AccuSource

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5 Tips to Advance Your Career as a Technical Recruiter

Just as the tech industry revolves around innovation, so does technical recruiting. To advance their career by attracting top candidates in a competitive landscape, modern recruiters must commit to actively adapting and advancing their hiring strategies. This step-by-step guide is designed to provide technical recruiters with tips and tricks to achieve tangible results that accelerate their recruiting efforts—and career.

Adapting to the New Normal – Developing Trends in Employment Screening

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Jennifer Daimon, Esq. - CIPM, Earned CIPP/E Certification

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A special message from the AccuSource Team

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AccuSource New Year Hours

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Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

Temporary Policy Changes to Form I-9 & E-Verify Due to COVID-19 Webinar

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Due to the COVID-19 epidemic many employers needed to transition to a remote workforce. Beginning in March 2020, USCIS and ICE announced several temporary policy changes to Form I-9 and E-Verify in the wake of COVID-19 stay at home orders and social distancing guidelines.

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2020 Year-End Compliance Review Webinar

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2020 has left a lasting affect on the United States, and the world. In one short year, we encountered a global pandemic, civil unrest, protests for equality and justice, and a change in political party control. These impacts have had a ripple effect on the background screening industry.

Hiring in a Pandemic: How Alternative Data Sources Can Help Streamline Your Hiring Process

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In the past few weeks, hiring managers have had to dramatically adjust their hiring practices in order to accommodate remote work as well as changes in the availability of hiring resources.

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Bridging the Gap Between HR and Safety

Members of HR are known for taking on different types of tasks. Safety training isn’t always one of them, but in reality, it makes sense that it should be. Learn how safety aligns with the goals of any HR team and how managing it can make your job easier.

In the Weeds: Voters Say Yes to Legalized Marijuana

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The Risk of Overlooking Driver Safety Webinar

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Webinar: International Screening 101 Webinar Recap & recording

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Global background screening has become an increasing challenge for many Human Resource professionals as they strive to recruit top talent both here in the United States and in locations around the globe.

Ninth Circuit Issues Another Article III Standing Decision

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At this point, those involved with background screening should have a standing date with the Ninth Circuit.

3 Guiding Principles to Support the Human Dimension in Learning

Speaker: Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting

Join Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting, for her exclusive session where she will be discussing the 3 guiding principles for the future of learning, and how these can affect the design of work in organizations.

What should a comprehensive background screening report look like?

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Changes in Paradise: Hawaii Updates Its Ban the Box Law

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Hiring Post-COVID-19: How to Manage the Incoming Talent Pool

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As the coronavirus wears on, and unemployment continues to spike to record levels, employers are beginning to face a new challenge: managing a massive talent pool. As of the first week of May, unemployment hit 14.7% with 35.6 million Americans looking for work. background screening

AccuSource's Labor Day Holiday Hours

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In observance of the holiday, our offices will be closed on Monday, September 7, 2020. We will return to our standard business hours on Tuesday, September 8, 2020. Holiday Schedule

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Extending the Reach of HR: Supporting and Sourcing Remote Talent

Speaker: Karen Lim, Alliance Academy

The concept of Global HR is becoming more common as more companies become permanently remote. As companies expand their talent-bases beyond borders, HR reps will bear the responsibilities that come along with it. Adapting to different cultures, distances, and legal implications whilst preserving core company values is essential. Once you can do this, the world becomes your oyster. Join Karen Lim of Alliance Academy, and learn to thrive in a remote-first mindset.

Where’s the Beef in Your Monitoring Solution? [Case Study]

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As one of the more “tenured” people in the background screening industry, I along with a few dozen others will remember the 1984 Wendy’s commercial featuring an elderly Clara Peller asking that famous question, “ Where’s the beef? ”. background screening

San Francisco Provides More Concise Fair Chance Ordinance Notice

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Employers in the City or County of San Francisco are likely already familiar with the San Francisco Fair Chance Order (“FCO”), which took effect on October 1, 2018. Fair Chance Ban The Box Laws Criminal Background Checks legislation california background screening

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Retailer Agrees to Consent Decree with EEOC for Alleged Background Screening Discrimination

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Bright-line rules may seem convenient but beware if you use any type of bright-line rules in your criminal background screening programs. Dollar General learned this lesson after it faced a lawsuit from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

5 Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

Federal Ban the Box Law Will Impact Federal Agencies and Contractors

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As AccuSource has discussed in numerous blog posts and webinars , the number of jurisdictions with ban the box laws has been growing exponentially over the past few years. The federal government has joined the ranks of those jurisdictions that already have such laws by passing the Fair Chance Act.