Columbus Day

October 7, 2016 | posted in: Uncategorized | by

Share:Please note that courts will be closed on Monday, October 10th in observance of Columbus Day. We will be open, but this may cause a delay in reports being returned.

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WEATHER ALERT: Hurricane Matthew

October 6, 2016 | posted in: Uncategorized | by

Share:Hurricane Matthew is expected to hit Florida this evening and move up the East Coast. As a result, many courts will be closed or difficult to access and this may result in delays to court searches in those areas. We are monitoring the situation closely and will return results as quickly as possible as weather..

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WEATHER ALERT: Louisiana Flooding

August 16, 2016 | posted in: Alerts | by

Share:We would like to take this opportunity to notify you of possible search delays that may occur throughout the next week as a result of extreme flooding within southern sections of Louisiana. Minor delays may occur for some searches. We will be sure to return results as expeditiously as possible as weather conditions continue to..

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State Legislatures Begin to Focus on Salary History

Share:(via NAPBS) Recently, several state legislatures have introduced bills that seek to prohibit employers from seeking or inquiring about an applicant’s past salary history. The intent of these bills is to prevent wage discrimination between workers who perform equal job functions, namely workers of opposite sexes. Under many current state laws, employers may justify a..

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Spokeo v. Robins: Supreme Court Decision Announced

Share:Spokeo v. Robins has been a closely-followed case among background screening companies because of the potential ramifications of the claims made in the lawsuit. Thomas Robins discovered that his Spokeo profile contained inaccurate information about him and filed suit alleging that Spokeo had willfully failed to comply with the FCRA. The Supreme Court announced its..

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New Medical Requirements for Commercial Drivers

April 19, 2016 | posted in: Annual Audits, Human Resources, MVR | by

Share:In addition to the existing medical guidelines that all Certified Medical Examiners (CME) must follow for the medical certification of commercial drivers, effective April 20, 2016, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) now requires them to implement a revised Medical Examination Report Form (MCSA-5875) and a Medical Examiner’s Certificate Form (MCSA-5876) for the medical..

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New York City: New Guidance Issued for Fair Chance Act

Share:According to an advisory released by NAPBS, New York City’s Commission on Human Rights has issued updated legal guidance in regards to compliance with the Fair Chance Act and the NYC Human Rights Law. The guidance specifically states that “inquiring” includes conducting a criminal background check (either by the employer or a third party screening..

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Puerto Rico & Virgin Islands Holiday Closings

March 15, 2016 | posted in: Uncategorized | by

Share:Puerto Rico government offices will be closed from Monday, March 21st through Friday, March 25th. Virgin Islands government offices will be closed March 24th, 25th, 28th, and 31st.

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Nashville Business Journal Announces Finalists for 2016 Best in Business Awards

March 8, 2016 | posted in: Uncategorized | by

Share:We’re very pleased to see several of our clients are in the running for the Nashville Best in Business Awards. Congratulations and best of luck to all the finalists.

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The Value of Background Checks—A Legally Compliant Screening Program

Share:(This post was written by Montserrat Miller, a partner at Arnall Golden Gregory in Washington, D.C.) The Affordable Care Act provides grants to states to implement background check programs for prospective long-term-care employees in settings such as nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospices. The grant program, known as the National Background Check Program (NBCP),..

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