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2018 Year-End Recap of State and Local Laws on Background Screening

State and Local Laws

2018 was a big year with the hottest legislative trends for private employers: laws limiting background checks in the form of “ban-the-box” measures, credit check restrictions and prohibitions on inquiries into salary history. With many new laws requiring compliance over the last year – and two that took effect January …

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2018 Mid-Year Update on Background Screening Legislation

State and Local Laws

Employment background screening legislation remains popular with both state and local lawmakers. To help keep track of the ever-changing legal landscape, we have compiled a list of the jurisdictions that have enacted “ban-the-box” measures, credit check restrictions and salary inquiry prohibitions. Ban-the-box jurisdictions continue to grow with new 2018 additions …

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The challenges of employment applications for multi-state employers

The challenges of employment applications for multi-state employers

One of the hottest trends in employment in recent years has been the passage of “ban-the-box” and salary inquiry prohibitions in states and cities across the country. Limitations on salary inquiry have popped up in recent years as part of the legislative fight against wage discrimination and the gender pay …

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