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July 9 | 2014

New Georgia Law Limits Employers Liability

Effective July 1st, 2014, Senate Bill 365 takes effect.  This law protects employers from...

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July 9 | 2014

Mississippi is Anti-“Ban the Box”

Effective July 1st, 2014, Senate Bill 2689 takes effect. This law protects...

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July 7 | 2014

For National Employers: It May Be Time to “Ban t...

The completion of a job application is the first important step in the background check process. Employers use the application to collect basic information from an applicant to begin their evaluation of that individual for employment. One historically important question that has frequently appeared on job applications: “Have you ever been con...

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June 3 | 2014

Rochester NY Bans the Box

Recently the City of Rochester voted to Ban the box for public and private emplo...

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May 20 | 2014

Baltimore Ban The Box Update May 20 2014

On May 15, 2014, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake signed legislation to ban the box for private employers. This legislation prohibits certain employers from conducting a criminal background check or otherwise inquiring into an applicant’s criminal record until a conditional offer of employment has been made. The ordinance affects all...

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