Tag Archives: consumer protection

Using Google and social media in your hiring process? Things to consider:

The use of social media and search engine sites like Google in hiring decisions is becoming more and more prevalent in today’s society, but is it something that you should be including as a part of your pre-employment screening? A lot of consumer Read More »

What Employers Need to Know

With the recent update to the Summary of Rights Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, now is a good time to review your policies and procedures in regard to background screening. Here is a very helpful link with some valuable information for you, Read More »

Ban the Box Violations Can Cost You

With more states and cities adopting ban the box laws, it is important for employers to review state and local laws regularly to ensure they are remaining in compliance. Ban the Box laws serve to provide individuals who have felony or misdemeanor convictions Read More »

A clean slate in New York?

A law passed last year that went into effect in October of 2017, will allow up to 1 felony conviction or 2 misdemeanor convictions to be permanently sealed. This new law will not apply to violent felonies and sex offenses, but it will Read More »