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Hawaii Amends its Ban the Box Law
As a reminder to our healthcare clients, Hire Image is a registered authorized agent of the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB). The NPDB houses centralized information about medical errors, negligence, and malpractice to reduce healthcare fraud and abuse. As a...
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently affirmed an FCRA decision of a Connecticut district court. In Sprague v. Salisbury Bank and Trust Company, the district court dismissed the lawsuit based on FCRA violations when the consumer involved did not...
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is seeking comments on proposed changes affecting the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The purpose of these proposed changes is to bring the FCRA more in line with the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act...
Effective September 1, 2020: Philadelphia employers are prohibited from inquiring about a prospective employee’s wage history, conditioning employment or consideration for an interview on disclosure of wage history, retaliating against a prospective employee for...
As part of our COVID-19 Updates, Hire Image previously reported that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was exercising discretion to defer the physical presence requirements associated with the Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9) for employers and...
Amid COVID-19 concerns, Justin Wilson was released from jail in April. He had been in custody awaiting trial on theft, among other charges. Now, after only three months, he is back in jail on first-degree murder charges after stabbing a 63-year-old man to death in his...
Ibrahim E. Bouaichi shot and killed Karla Elizabeth Dominguez Gonzalez, who had accused him of rape and testified against him in December. Due to the pandemic, a judge had released him from jail in April, as he was awaiting his rape trial without bond. Before he could...
FDIC Issues Rule to Make it Easier for Individuals with Certain Minor Criminal Offenses to Get Work in Banking Industry
Effective September 21, 2020: The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) recently approved a final rule to revise Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act, which prohibits a person who has been convicted of a crime involving dishonesty, breach of trust,...
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Cyber breaches continue to demonstrate that people are the greatest vulnerability for even the most sophisticated organizations. Although it is easy to feel prepared by talking about firewalls, detection software, and encryption methods, employees continue to be the easiest means for hackers to gain access.
To be effective in hiring practices involves delving into the background of applicants to get a better idea of their abilities and employment performance, while staying compliant.
California’s Ban the Box and Salary History laws are now in effect, as of January 1, 2018. For additional information on these laws…
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