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Since 2005, Hire Image LLC has provided reliable and comprehensive employment background checks and background screenings, and other background investigation services including national criminal and civil searches, drug screenings, employment, education and professional license verifications, tenant screenings, motor vehicle records, address and social security number traces, and credit reports. We enable our clients to make well-informed hiring and retention decisions, and are a valued partner in their success. We work with national and international companies, from small businesses to large corporations, ensuring that they hire the right people in their own image.
In John Doe v. State of Alaska, Dep’t of Safety, the Alaska Supreme Court recently held that portions of the Alaska Sex Offender Registry Act (ASORA) are unconstitutional. In a close 3-2 decision, the court ruled that the registry provides no means for offenders to...read more
Ban the Box has been in effect since 2014 in Washington, D.C., but you wouldn’t know it by the actions of some D.C. businesses. More than 1,100 administrative charges have been filed against employers who continue to ask about criminal histories on job applications,...read more
Effective September 1, 2019: Alabama employers are prohibited from refusing to interview, hire, promote, or employ any applicant, or retaliate against any applicant, because that applicant does not provide a wage history. Hire Image background screening specialists...read more
Nevada Follows in New York City’s Footsteps and Becomes the First State to Ban Pre-Employment Marijuana Screening
Hire Image background screening specialists report that effective January 1, 2020, employers in Nevada are prohibited from refusing to hire a prospective employee because he or she submitted to a screening test and the results indicate marijuana. Nevada is the first...read more
Hire Image reports that Maryland Governor Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. explained his reasons for vetoing the Maryland Ban the Box legislation (Senate Bill 839 and House Bill 994) in a letter to the President of the Senate and Speaker of the House. In that letter, he notes...read more
Hire Image background screening specialists report that, effective September 1, 2019, Colorado employers with 11 or more employees (effective September 1, 2021, for all employers) are prohibited from: Advertising that a person with a criminal history may not apply for...read more
Hire Image reports that, effective October 31, 2019, Kansas City employers with six or more employees are prohibited from: Asking about the salary history of an applicant for employment; Screening applicants based on their current or prior wages, benefits, other...read more
Effective January 1, 2021: Colorado employers are prohibited from (1) seeking the wage history of a prospective employee; (2) relying on the wage history of a prospective employee to determine a wage rate; or (3) discriminating or retaliating against a prospective...read more
Hire Image reports that, effective July 28, 2019, Washington employers with 15 or more employees are prohibited from asking applicants or their current or former employers about their prior wages or salaries. Employers are also prohibited from requiring an...read more
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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…