Background Check News

Michigan’s Expungement of Certain Drunk Driving Convictions

Michigan recently passed two bills (HB 4219 and HB 4220) that will allow the expungement of convictions for a first violation of operating while intoxicated (OWI) under certain circumstances. The governor also signed legislation that continues Michigan's legal blood...

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$1 Billion Jury Verdict Awarded in Negligent Hiring Case

  A Florida jury recently returned a verdict of $1 billion in a negligent hiring case. According to the news report, in 2017, an 18-year-old student was stopped in traffic on the interstate due to a semitruck crash when he was struck and killed by another truck...

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Hire Image Holiday Hours

Hire Image will be closed on Monday September 6th, in observance of Labor Day. Courts will also be closed, which will delay some reports. Normal business hours will resume on Tuesday September 7th. We wish you a safe and happy holiday weekend!

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Attention Louisiana Employers: New Fair Chance Law Now in Effect

Effective August 1, 2021: Louisiana employers with twenty or more employees in the state are prohibited from considering an arrest record or charge that did not result in a conviction “if such information is received in the course of a background check.” Under the new...

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Nevada Passes Strict Salary History Ban

Effective October 1, 2021: Nevada employers are prohibited from inquiring into an applicant’s salary history, relying on the wage or salary history of an applicant to determine whether to offer employment or the rate of pay, and refusing to interview, hire, promote,...

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