What’s in a Name?

Occasionally we get a call letting us know an applicant’s name was misspelled or put in backwards followed by the question “Do I need to re-run it?”. The answer is always yes. One of the biggest misconceptions pertaining to criminal background checks, is that the...

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New York Has Been Busy

New York OCA On April 13, 2019, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo approved the State Fiscal 2019-2020 budget which increased the fee charged by the Office of Court Administration (OCA) from $65 to $95 per name. The $30 fee was a compromise between the New York State...

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2019 Trends

With a new year comes new trends and the background screening industry is no exception. Don't jump in to the new year confused. Here are the hottest topics in the industry and what employers should be aware of for 2019! Marijuana According to the National Cannabis...

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What is FCRA compliance?

The Fair Credit Reporting Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1681 (FCRA) is U.S. Federal Government legislation enacted to promote the accuracy, fairness, and privacy of consumer information contained in the files of consumer reporting agencies. It is the employer’s responsibility to...

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Massachusetts “Ban The Box” Law Takes Effect

Massachusetts "Ban The Box" Law Takes Effect October 13, 2018 which will further restrict the ability of employers to consider criminal history of job applicants during the hiring process. What does this amendment to the "Ban the Box" law mean for employers? - Reduces...

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Monthly Monitoring

Want to keep track of your employees in between background screenings? Monthly Monitoring is the answer to your problems. email us at amandaf@nationalbackground.com

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