Target to Review Screening Policies in Wake of Claims of Bias

In early April 2018, retail giant Target agreed to revisit its…
employment background screening, NAPBS, ban the box, Fair Chance Act, New York

NAPBS and NYCCHR Clash Over Interpretation

“All meanings, we know, depend on the key of interpretation.” -George…
employment background screening; fair credit reporting act; FCRA; applicant rights; litigation

Seeing Double Has Avis in Trouble

Auto rental company Avis is the latest in a long line of companies…
employment background screening, FCRA, lawsuit, Starbucks

Starbucks in Hot Water Over Background Checks?

America’s favorite coffee house may be in hot water over recent…
employment background screening; credit reports; experian, transunion, equifax,

New Rules Might Boost Your Credit Score

If you have ever pulled a credit report for yourself or an employee,…
employment background screening, social security

Wanted: Dead or Alive?

“What we were finding is that people that were over 112 years…
ban the box, college, university, reform

Levelling the Playing Field for College

Have you ever been charged with or convicted of or pled guilty…
employment background screening, data breach, OPM, identity theft

Former USIS Employees File Suit

In September 2014, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management terminated…
identity theft, employment background screening, OPM,

Fallout Continues in Wake of OPM Data Breach

In early June of 2015, two major security breaches at the Office…