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Proceed with Caution: 5 Steps to Help Avoid an FCRA Class Action Lawsuit

Posted on 10/14/2014 by Michelle Yoder

My family recently returned from a trip to the beautiful Indiana Dunes State Park. One of the features of the park is a rugged, self guided, 1.5 mile trail over three of the largest sand dunes in the park.

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District of Columbia Passes Bill to Ban the Box

Posted on 10/1/2014 by Andy Yoder

Effective Oct 21, 2014, the District of Columbia will impose an ordinance that restricts employers in the city from asking about and using criminal record information.

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Justifacts Achieves Background Screening Credentialing Council Accreditation

Posted on 9/22/2014 by Chas Sobolak

The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS®) announced that Justifacts is now an NAPBS Accredited Background Screening Firm!

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Justifacts Makes Workforce Magazine’s “Hot List” of Background Checking Providers

Posted on 9/12/2014 by Chas Sobolak

Justifacts was recently listed by Workforce Magazine on their “Hot List” of Background Checking Providers for 2014!

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Thirty Years of Awesome! Honoring Cathie Bruce’s Thirty Years at Justifacts

Posted on 8/29/2014 by Michelle Yoder

Work anniversaries tend to pass by without much ado however, Justifacts would like to take a moment to honor our employee of thirty years, Cathie Bruce.

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New Jersey Passes Bill to Ban the Box

Posted on 8/28/2014 by Andy Yoder

Effective March 01, 2015, the State of New Jersey will impose, among other things, a law that restricts employers from asking about criminal record information.

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What Employers Should Know About Ban the Box. The Good, The Bad, the Ugly.

Posted on 8/6/2014 by Michelle Yoder

Many employers are nervous about a new villain riding into town called Ban the Box. So what are the pros and cons, and what should employers know about Ban the Box.

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Illinois Passes Bill to Ban the Box

Posted on 7/24/2014 by Andy Yoder

Starting January 01, 2015, the State of Illinois will impose a law that restricts employers in the state from asking about and inquiring into criminal record.

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How to protect your organization from an FCRA Class Action Lawsuit

Posted on 7/9/2014 by Michelle Yoder

FCRA Class Action Lawsuits are on the rise. Are your current policies a disaster waiting to happen? Learn how to protect your organization from an FCRA Lawsuit.

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Rochester Passes Bill to Ban the Box

Posted on 5/30/2014 by Andy Yoder

Starting May 22, 2014, the City of Rochester passed an ordinance that restricts employers in the city from asking about criminal record information.

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How do you tell when an applicant is lying? Just look at their neck!

Posted on 5/27/2014 by Michelle Yoder

The technology described in this article could revolutionize an employer’s ability to discern trustworthy, reliable candidates without the hassle of background checks.

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EY announces President Jeanette Spofford is an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award finalist

Posted on 5/20/2014 by Chas Sobolak

President Jeanette Spofford of Justifacts is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award in the Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia program.

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Baltimore Passes Bill to Ban the Box

Posted on 5/12/2014 by Andy Yoder

Starting April 28, 2014, the City of Baltimore passed an ordinance that restricts employers in the city from asking about criminal record information.

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India General Elections May Lead to Delays in Background Checks

Posted on 4/14/2014 by Andy Yoder

India background checks, employment verifications, and degree confirmations will likely be delayed for employers during elections in April and May.

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Feeling Confident About Your FBI Background Checks? You May Want to Check Again.

Posted on 4/9/2014 by Andy Yoder

Approximately 17 million FBI background checks are conducted each year for employment purposes. Recent examinations of these searches include inaccurate.

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Justifacts Announces the Launch of Justifacts Digital Support

Posted on 3/25/2014 by Chas Sobolak

Justifacts Credential Verification, Inc., a fore-runner in the background screening industry, today announced that it has provided access to an enhanced Digital Support suite to all Justifacts clients.

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3 E-Verify Tools That You May Not Be Using

Posted on 3/10/2014 by Andy Yoder

E-Verify is a part of everyday life for most hiring managers. But there may be some aspects of E-Verify that many employers don’t know about.

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San Francisco Becomes the 5th City to “Ban the Box”

Posted on 2/25/2014 by Andy Yoder

Starting February 14, 2014, the City of San Francisco adopted changes to Police Code Article 49, that will impose, impose Ban the Box on applications for employment.

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8 Misconceptions about Background Checks

Posted on 2/14/2014 by Michelle Yoder

Background checks are an investment that employers choose to make on the candidates they are interested in hiring. Learn about 8 misconceptions about Background Checks.

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State Laws and Background Checks: What you need to know

Posted on 1/17/2014 by Andy Yoder

Whether you’re conducting background checks nationwide or in your own hometown, state laws can affect the way you screen your applicants.

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Five facts that every applicant should know about Background Checks

Posted on 1/7/2014 by Michelle Yoder

There are ways that you as an applicant can help get you into that dream job faster. Here are five facts every applicant should know about background checks.

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