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July 2017 - Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Rules in Favor of Employee Terminated for Use of Medical Marijuana

Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Rules in Favor of Employee Terminated for Use of Medical Marijuana

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently ruled in Barbuto v. Advantage Sales &...

July 2017 - New Form I-9 Released; September 18th effective date

New Form I-9 Released – September 18th effective date


The USCIS released a revised version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification on July 17, replacing the current version (dated...

July 2017 - Final, Amended CORI Regulations: What Every Massachusetts Employer Needs to Know

The DCJIS has implemented final, amended regulations for the Massachusetts Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) law that was enacted in May of 2012. 803 CMR 2.00. The goal of CORI is to...

July 2017 - Credit Bureaus Will Stop Reporting Many Tax Liens and Civil Judgments

On July 1, 2017, the three major credit bureaus will stop reporting tax liens and civil judgment records that lack additional identifiers. 
TransUnion, Equifax and Experian will no longer use these...

July 2017 - UPDATE: New State Laws and/or Regulations to Go Into Effect

Three states have expanded existing laws or regulations pertaining to the criminal background checks by private employers, as follows:

BAN THE BOX:  As of July 1, 2017, Connecticut law prohibits...

June 2017 - Medical Marijuana Cases Impacting Employer Rights to Drug-Free Workplace

Recent court cases in Rhode Island and Massachusetts demonstrate that employers need to consider human resource and legal issues surrounding both applicants and employees who use medical marijuana. ...

June 2017 - AR Takes Employer-Focused Approach to Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

In November of 2016, Arkansas legalized medical marijuana in Initiative 6, the Arkansas Medical Cannabis Amendment (MCA). Since then, Arkansas has taken steps that demonstrate the state has an...

June 2017 - Good news on “Ban the Box” in IN: Senate Bill 312: Municipalities May Not Enact “Ban the Box” Restrictions

Effective July 01, 2017, Indiana Senate Bill 312 provides that political subdivisions of the state may not prohibit employers from obtaining or using criminal history information during the hiring...

Tenant Screening in DC - New restrictions on housing providers use of criminal records

Effective February 15, 2017, The District of Columbia has enacted the Fair Criminal Record Screening for Housing Act of 2016.  The new law makes it more difficult for housing providers to reject...

April 2017 – Philadelphia Salary History Legislation Challenged on First Amendment Grounds

Philadelphia passed a Wage Equity Ordinance in 2015 which was to become effective May 23, 2017. The ordinance prohibits employers from requiring a prospective employee provide their wage history...

April 2017 – California Employers - New Regulations Provide Guidance on the Consideration of Criminal History in Employment Decisions

The final regulations for the “Consideration of Criminal History in Employment Decisions” were recently issued and will become effective July 1, 2017. These regulations affect how employers may...

March 2017 - Deadline for E-Verify 10-Year Purge is March 31st

E-Verify March 31st Deadline for Purging Records is Approaching Quickly … Act Now


E-Verify records dated on or before December 31, 2006 will be purged after March 31, 2017.
Each year, in...

February 2017 - Washington DC the Latest Jurisdiction to Restrict the Use of Credit Screening by Employers

On February 15, 2017, the “Fair Credit in Employment Amendment Act of 2016” (A21-0673) was signed into law and will become effective March 17, 2017, after a mandatory 30 day congressional review. ...

February 2017 - Hire Image to Present Free Webinar: Hiring and Maintaining a Legal Workforce: What’s New in 2017

On February 28 at 3:00 pm EST, Hire Image CEO Christine Cunneen will host a free webinar:  Hiring and Maintaining a Legal Workforce: What's New in 2017.

Join Montserrat Miller, Partner with Arnall...

January 2017 - Hire Image to Present Free Webinar "Background Screening: Identifying the Trends and Challenges Facing Employers in the Year Ahead"

On January 25 at 3:00 pm EST, Hire Image CEO Christine Cunneen will host a free webinar:  Background Screening: Identifying the Trends and Challenges Facing Employers in the Year Ahead.

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2/28/2017 - Hire Image to Present Free Webinar: Hiring and Maintaining a Legal Workforce: What’s New in 2017

On February 28 at 3:00 pm EST, Hire Image CEO Christine Cunneen will host a free webinar:  Hiring and Maintaining a Legal Workforce: What's New in 2017.

Join Montserrat Miller, Partner with Arnall...

11/9/2016 - Hire Image To Present Free "Risk Mitigation" Webinar

On November 9 at 3:00 EST, Hire Image will present a free webinar: Risk Mitigation Related to Personal Data.
Hire Image CEO Christine Cunneen and Montserrat Miller, CIPP/US, partner with Arnall...

6/15/2016 - Hire Image to Host Free Webinar - "States With Unique Drug Testing Laws: What You Need to Know to Avoid Liability"

On June 15, 2016 at 3:00pm EDT, Hire Image will host a free webinar titled: "States With Unique Drug Testing Laws: What You Need to Know to Avoid Liability." Many states and even some cities have...

6/2/2016 - Hire Image CEO to Lead Background Screening Workshop for New England Businesses

Hire Image LLC, a nationwide background screening, employment verification and drug testing company headquartered in Rhode Island, announces that CEO Christine M. Cunneen will lead an employment...

4/3/2016- Hire Image Attends 2016 NAPBS’ Mid-Year Legislative and Regulatory Conference

Hire Image CEO Christine Cunneen recently attended the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS)’ Mid-Year Legislative and Regulatory Conference in Washington, D.C. Cunneen is...