The FTC Weighs in On Social Media for Background Screening

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A recent blog article by Littler Mendelson points to the growing storm surrounding the use of social media searches in employment screening. In a recent statement by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on the use of a “social check” service, the FTC stated that a third party social checking service “is a consumer reporting agency […]

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State May Move to Bar Employment of Felons in Schools and Prisons

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A new bill that was recently introduced and is currently being considered by the Wisconsin Assembly Committee on Education (AB 122) may resonate with employers nationwide who are wrestling with issues of hiring or continuing to employ those with conviction records. HireRightHireRight is a leading provider of on-demand employment background checks, drug and health screening, […]

Overcoming the 4 Main Challenges of Health Care Contingent Worker Background Screening

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Any worker hired on a temporary basis by a health care organization is known as a contingent worker or non-employee. Contingent workers can be directly hired by an organization’s human resources department or indirectly employed through a third-party vendor such as a staffing agency. HireRightHireRight is a leading provider of on-demand employment background checks, drug […]