Monthly Archives: February 2021

Ban the box: Rules for employment screening

Over the past twenty years, background checks have become increasingly powerful. The core of a good background check is information, and information everywhere has become easier to access with the rise of databases. This has been very disruptive to social policy, and governments have responded with new laws. An increasing emphasis on fairness, racial equity, and full economic access means that these rules are continuing to develop over time. Failure to understand them can be an expensive mistake. Criminal records are created in local courthouses. An old, traditional search would go through the following steps: Figure out where the subject [...]

By |February 15th, 2021|Categories: Background checks, Criminal checks, Employment screening, Government, Legal|0 Comments
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