most recent updates:
European Court of Justice Invalidates Safe Harbor 10/14/2015
California Governor Vetoes Legislative Bills 10/13/2015
European High Court Sends Safe Harbor Swirling 9/28/2015

 

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Ban the BoxCredit Drug Testing EEOCE-Verify
FTC/FCRA Job/Industry SpecificLawsuits and DecisionsMisc. Federal
Misc. International
Misc. State Quarterly Updates Social Media

Ban the Box
State and Local Restrictions on Criminal History Inquiries and Background Checks

Michigan Un-Bans the Box
7/29/2015

Oregon Boes Beyond the Box
7/1/2015

New York City Goes Beyond the Box
6/22/2015

Oregon Wants to Go Beyond the Box
4/6/2015

Chicago Goes Beyond the Box
1/16/2015

Montgomery County, Maryland Goes Beyond the Box
12/24/2014

Columbia City, Missouri Goes Beyond
the Box
12/15/2014

New Jersey Bans the Box
9/19/2014

District of Columbia Goes Beyond
the Box
8/22/2014

Another Review of Seattle's
Ban-the-Box Ordinance
6/27/2014

Illinois Bans the Box
6/6/2014

Rochester, New York Bans the Box
6/4/2014

Baltimore Bans the Box
5/9/2014

San Francisco’s Ban-the-Box Official
Notice
4/9/2014

Louisville, Kentucky Bans the Box for
City Vendors
4/7/2014

Indianapolis and Marion County Ban
the Box
3/31/2014

Mississippi Un-Bans the Box
3/18/2014

San Francisco Bans the Box and More
3/4/2014

Compliance Guidelines for Minnesota's Ban the Box Law
2/26/2014

California & Illinois Ban the Box
10/23/2013

Richmond, California Goes Beyond the Box
8/23/2013

Rhode Island & Buffalo, NY Ban the Box
8/5/2013

Minnesota & Seattle Ban the Box
and more
7/26/2013

Maryland Bans the Box
5/20/2013

Richmond, Virginia Bans the Box
4/5/2013

Another Look at Newark’s Ban the
Box Ordinance
11/16/2012

Newark Bans the Box and More
10/26/2012

Philadelphia Bans the Box
4/15/2011

Credit
State and Local Restriction on Credit History Inquiries and Background Checks

New York City Issues Guidance on
Credit Restrictions
9/11/2015

Cook County, Illinois Limits
Credit Reports
6/12/2015

New York City Limits Credit Reports
5/20/2015

New York City Proposes Limiting Credit Reports
4/23/2015

Colorado Amends Law Limiting Credit Reports
4/10/2014

Senate Bill Limiting Credit Reports Proposed
1/13/2014

Nevada Limits Credit Reports
6/4/2013

Colorado Limits Credit Reports
4/29/2013

Vermont Limits Credit Reports
6/1/2012

California Limits Credit Reports
10/14/2011

Connecticut Limits Credit Reports
7/28/2011

Maryland Limits Credit Reports
4/26/2011

3rd Circuit Court of Appeals Rules on Bankruptcy Reports
3/14/2011

Report Studying Impact of Credit Histories Released
3/14/2011

Drug Testing

Drug Testing Policies
3/18/2015

Pre-Employment Marijuana Testing in District of Columbia
2/5/2015

Drug Testing and the Americans with Disabilities Act
10/30/2014

EEOC

Drug Testing and the Americans with Disabilities Act
10/30/2014

What Employers Need to Know About Background Checks
3/11/2014

State-Required Disparate Impact
8/23/2013

OFCCP Adopts EEOC Guidance
2/8/2013

EEOC Issues New Guidance
4/27/2012

EEOC Opinion on ADA
1/24/2012

EEOC Hearing Set
7/21/2011

EEOC Hearing Scheduled on Use of
Criminal Records
7/6/2011

E-Verify

California Restricts Employers’ Use
of E-Verify
9/24/2015

E-Verify Violation Settled
11/2/2012

Pennsylvania Requires E-Verify
7/18/2012

Louisianna Requires E-Verify
7/28/2011

North Carolina & South Carolina Require
E-Verify, Oklahoma E-Verify Law Upheld
7/6/2011

Tennessee Requires E-Verify
6/21/2011

Alabama Requires E-Verify
6/17/2011

Arizona's E-Verify Requirement Upheld
5/31/2011

Georgia & Indiana Require E-Verify
5/20/2011

Virginia Requires E-Verify
3/30/2011

E-Verify Changes in Florida, Indiana & Rhode Island
3/15/2011

FTC/FCRA

What Employers Need to Know About Background Checks
3/11/2014

CFPB Updates Summary of Rights,
etc, Again
12/4/2012

CFPB Updates Summary of Rights
Under FCRA
10/12/2012

FTC Releases Employer Guidance
3/12/2012

Commentary on Electronic Signatures
2/14/2012

FTC Warns Mobile Apps May Be
Consumer Reports
2/9/2012

FTC Says Screening of Volunteers is for Employment Purposes
7/21/2011

FTC Issues New FCRA Guidance
7/21/2011

Job/Industry Specific

New Licensure Qualifications for Pharmacy Technicians in Indiana
4/23/2014

New Criminal Background Check Requirements for Home Care and
Assisted Living in Virginia
4/16/2014

Oregon Passes Legislation About Abuse of Vulnerable Adults
4/3/2014

Oklahoma Implements New Regulations for Criminal History Background Checks
1/15/2014

Oklahoma To Implement Fingerprinting Regulations for Long-Term Care Employment
10/28/2013

California Regulates Home Care Organizations and Aides
10/23/2013

California Amends its Pharmacy Law
9/27/2013

New Requirements for Connecticut Homemaker-Companian Agencies
8/19/2013

Missouri Modifies Law for Home Care Employees
7/31/2013

West Virginia Regulates Health Maintenance Tasks
6/20/2013

Arkansas Responds to Shortage of Healthcare Service Providers
5/9/2013

Ohio Home Health Agencies
12/31/2012

Lawsuits and Decisions

California Decision on Adjudicating Employment Qualifications
8/12/2015

California Court Allows Web-Based Disclosures
7/30/2015

The Importance of Written Policies and Procedures
7/17/2015

Active FCRA Judge Reaffirms Trend Against Employers in Class Action for Insufficient FCRA Disclosure
3/30/2015

Another Employer Settles Class Action for Improper FCRA Disclosure
11/26/2014

Employers Continue to Face Class Actions for Inadequate Disclosures and Notices
5/2/2014

Employer Sued in Class Action for Inadequate Disclosures and Notices
11/2/2012

EEOC Class Action Charge Settled
1/12/2012

Class Actions for Technical FCRA Violations
12/16/2011

FCRA Documentation Class Action Settled
6/6/2011

Class Action Suit Allowed to Proceed
5/24/2011

Misc. Federal
New Form I-9 Available
3/8/2013

SSNs Will Be Randomized
5/17/2011
Misc. International
European Court of Justice Invalidates Safe Harbor
10/14/2015

European High Court Sends
Safe Harbor Swirling
9/28/2015
Misc. State

California Governor Vetoes Legislative Bills
10/13/2015

Pennsylvania Amends Background Certification Requirements
7/24/2015

Nevada Amends Its Consumer
Reporting Law
6/26/2015

Expunged Records Off Limits in Louisiana
10/31/2014

New Hampshire Requires Registration of Medical Technicians
8/12/2014

New Hampshire Mandates a Drug-Free Workplace Policy for Health Care Providers
8/8/2014

New Hampshire Eases Licensing Restrictions
7/18/2014

Delaware Changes Licensing Requirements for Some Professions and Occupations
7/16/2014

Tennessee Grants Negligent Hiring Immunity
7/11/2014

New York's Article 23-A Requirements
6/26/2014

Georgia Enacts Offender Reentry Reforms
4/25/2014

Expunged Records Off Limits in
Tennessee
4/24/2014

Expunged Records Off Limits in Washington State
4/14/2014

Indiana Makes Technical Correction Affecting Criminal History Providers
4/5/2014

New York Restricts Access to Some Misdemeanor Records
4/1/2014

Expunged Records Off Limits in North Carolina & California
2/3/2014

Tenant Screenings in Oregon Have Become More Restricted
11/22/2013

California Amends Laws Relating to the Release of Consumer Credit Reports
10/4/2013

Delaware Changes Rules Pertaining to Security Freezes
8/19/2013

Texas Provides Limited Liability in Negligent Hiring Cases
8/14/2013

Maine Modifies its FCRA and Updates Regulations on Information Collection & Dissemination
8/9/2013

Criminal History Providers in Indiana; Missouri Modifies Disqualification List
8/2/2013

Indiana Amends Expungement Process
6/25/2013

Ohio Passes Senate Bill 337
9/20/2012

CORI Deadline Approaching
3/22/2012

Indiana Law Goes Into Effect
8/17/2012

California Updates Disclosure Requirement
12/6/2011

North Carolina Proceeds with Changes
3/17/2011

Quarterly Updates

Q3 2015 Quarterly Updates
9/30/2015

Q2 2015 Quarterly Updates
6/29/2015

Q1 2015 Quarterly Updates
3/31/2015

Q4 2014 Quarterly Updates
12/20/2014

Q3 2014 Quarterly Updates
9/30/2014

Q2 2014 Quarterly Updates
6/24/2014

Q1 2014 Quarterly Updates
3/28/2014

Q4 2013 Quarterly Updates
12/20/2013

Q3 2013 Quarterly Updates
9/30/2013

Q2 2013 Quarterly Updates
6/27/2013

Q1 2013 Quarterly Updates
3/31/2013

Q4 2012 Quarterly Updates
12/18/2012

Q3 2012 Quarterly Updates
9/28/2012

Q2 2012 Quarterly Updates
6/30/2012

Q1 2012 Quarterly Updates
3/31/2012

Q4 2011 Quarterly Updates
12/20/2011

Q3 2011 Quarterly Updates
9/30/2011

Q2 2011 Quarterly Updates
6/30/2011

Q1 2011 Quarterly Updates
3/30/2011

Social Media

Delaware Restricts Employer Access to Social Media
8/14/2015

Connecticut Restricts Employer Access to Social Media Accounts
5/22/2015

Montana Restricts Employer Access to Social Media Accounts
4/24/2015

New Hampshire Restricts Employer Access to Social Media Accounts and More
10/27/2014

Oklahoma Restricts Employer Access to Social Media Accounts
6/20/2014

Louisiana Restricts Employer Access to Social Media Accounts
6/2/2014

Tennessee Restricts Employer Access to Social Media Accounts
5/20/2014

Wisconsin Restricts Employer Access to Social Media Accounts
4/22/2014

New Jersey Restricts Employer Access to Social Media Accounts
9/13/2013

Oregon Restricts Employer Access to Social Media Accounts
8/14/2013

Colorado Restricts Employer Access to Social Media Accounts
6/20/2013

Nevada Restricts Employer Access to Social Media Accounts
6/20/2013

Maryland Could Restrict Employer Access to Social Media Accounts
5/17/2012