The state of New York, in their annual budget, increased the fee for statewide criminal record checks in NY State by $30.00 PER NAME. As a result, our charges will increase accordingly.
In a recent decision, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act’s requirement that job applicants be given a document consisting “solely” of disclosures mandated by the law means they cannot include any information about state laws. Regulations under State laws cannot appear on the FEDERAL Disclosure/Authorization.
FCRA updates, effective September 21, 2018, new section 605A(i) of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), added by the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (the Act), requires that a new notice of rights be included whenever a consumer is required to receive a summary of rights required by FCRA section 609. https://www.consumerfinance.gov/policy-compliance/rulemaking/final-rules/summaries-rights-under-fair-credit-reporting-act-regulation-v/
RE: Reporting of criminal record information on a job applicant whose annual income is expected to be under $25,000. Under NY State law, we are prevented from reporting convictions to you that are over 7-years old if the rate for the job for which the applicant is being considered pays less then $25,000 per year. This is a departure [...]
Wall Street Journal (04/27/17) DiPietro, Ben From "The Morning Risk Report: Lack of Post-Employment Checks Expose Companies" Wall Street Journal (04/27/17) DiPietro, Ben Most companies with 100 or more employees conduct pre-employment background checks on potential workers, but most stop checking on workers after they are hired. This practice opens up potential security and compliance [...]
..The investigation found that both pilots had been fired from their previous jobs.. Chavez for missing training and Marchese for poor performance and inattention to details. The NTSB noted that Execuflight owner Augusto Lewkowicz told investigators he hired Marchese and Chavez based on recommendations of other pilots and that he didn't check with their former [...]
A joint publication of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Federal Trade Commission When making personnel decisions - including hiring, retention, promotion, and reassignment - employers sometimes want to consider the backgrounds of applicants and employees. For example, some employers might try to find out about the person's work history, education, criminal record, financial [...]
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Strike over: Court clerks in Santa Clara County vote to return to work. There will be a backlog of paperwork but operations will come back too normal soon. http://www.mercurynews.com/bay-area-news/ci_30245862/strike-over-court-clerks-santa-clara-county-vote
Legislation passed by the NYC Council and signed into law by Mayor Bill Deblasio severely restricts NYC based employers from using CREDIT REPORTS or any credit related information when checking a job applicant. There are some exceptions - mostly involving applicants who are FINRA members or may become FINRA members. It also appears that employers, [...]