Employment Background Checks & Screening
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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.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) recently updated their guidelines for public transportation employers. According to the FTA notice: “These guidelines provide employers with the knowledge and resources needed to develop, implement, and manage a drug and...read more
To date, fourteen Rhode Islanders have been released under the newly enacted First Step Act. Previously convicted under stringent mandatory sentencing guidelines (some, for up to life in prison), these violent criminals have now been released early and will be on...read more
On Thursday, April 25th, 2019, at 3:00 PM EST, Hire Image will host a free webinar: Is Your Drug-Free Workplace Going Up in Smoke? Hire Image’s CEO, Christine Cunneen and Sarah R. Skubas, Principal at Jackson Lewis P.C will discuss safe workplace practices in order...read more
Effective March 4, 2019: Westchester County employers may not inquire into (in writing or otherwise), or make any statement related to, a criminal conviction or arrest record of any person in an application for employment. The term “any statement” is defined as “in...read more
The Detroit City Council recently approved the Fair Chance Housing Ordinance. This Ban the Box measure will prevent most landlords from asking potential renters about criminal history. Landlords with less than five units for rent are excluded from the ordinance. An...read more
On Monday, the Mayor of Atlanta implemented a salary history ban for city of Atlanta employers. Effective immediately, they are no longer permitted to ask any questions to prospective city employees pertaining to their salary histories. For more information about the...read more
Governor J.B. Pritzker recently signed an executive order that bans state employers from asking salary history questions to job applicants. The state is following Chicago’s lead, where the mayor had signed a similar executive order last year that prevents city of...read more
With a recent holding of the 9th Circuit in Gilberg v. California Check Cashing Stores, the trend of narrowly interpreting the FCRA’s requirements continues. In a widely talked-about opinion, the court found that the language in the defendant’s disclosure neither...read more
The trend among court decisions over the past year has been favoring employees in medical marijuana cases. However, the 9th Circuit may be trying to swing the pendulum. The court recently held in favor of a Montana federal contractor employer after terminating an...read more
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Protecting Against Cyber Breaches
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…