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URGENT : Attention Employment Screening Clients

URGENT! Attention Employment Screening Clients As of June 1st, 2018 Orca will no longer be able to accept Employment Applications to process unless they are compliant with HB 1298. For more information, and to access new forms, click below: HB1298 Final Report— New Employment Applications— New Release Authorization Form— The Process Description— TENANT AND EMPLOYMENT SCREENING […]

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Background Checks: What Employers Need to Know Tips From the FTC & EEOC

Before You Get Background Information FTC If you get background information (for example, a credit or criminal background report) from a company in the business of compiling background information, there are additional procedures the FCRA requires beforehand: Tell the applicant or employee you might use the information for decisions about his or her employment. This notice […]

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California’s New Criminal Background Check Regulations to Go Into Effect July 1, 2017

California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) recently enacted regulations that impose additional burdens on employers’ use of criminal background checks in employment decisions. The new regulations are expected to go into effect on July 1, 2017. The new regulations apply state-wide and, ultimately, will make it difficult for any employer in California to […]

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