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New Laws That Have Been Passed

Philadelphia and Use of Credit Reports by Employers Per Phil. Code §9-1102, effective July 1, 2017 it is generally unlawful for an employer to obtain or use credit information in connection with: hiring, discharge, tenure, promotion, discipline or conditions of employment. http://phlcouncil.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/012816-CP-Unlawful-Credit-Screening-for-Employment.pdf New York City and Use of Salary History by Employers Effective November 1, [...]

By |November 6th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Global Investigative Services, Inc. Achieves Accreditation

      For Immediate Release GLOBAL INVESTIGATIVE SERVICES, INC. ACHIEVES BACKGROUND SCREENING CREDENTIALING COUNCIL ACCREDITATION   RALEIGH, N.C., April 17, 2017 – The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS®) Background Screening Credentialing Council (BSCC) announced today that Global Investigative Services, Inc. has successfully demonstrated compliance with the Background Screening Agency Accreditation Program (BSAAP) [...]

By |April 19th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

The Power Conference

Thursday, August 25, 2016 8AM - 5PM Stop by our booth to see us at the Power Conference in Bethesda, Maryland. Details click here: The Power Conference

By |August 22nd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

What to learn from the Spokeo case

SCOTUS Fair Credit Reporting Act Background Check Standing Case Remanded to Lower Court - Lexology - http://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=2877d565-3a14-496e-ab39-7ace11e343c1

By |May 20th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

If the government can probe social media as part of the security clearance process, don’t you think as an employer it’s time to consider it as well?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Investigators can now probe Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites as a part of background checks for security clearances — something that lawmakers said Friday was a classic case of the government playing catch-up with technology. http://www.bigstory.ap.org/article/e882671d97a245c9bffadbcebd52344c/security-clearance-background-checks-include-social-media

By |May 16th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Philadelphia companies could face fines, lawsuits if they violate new background check rules

Excerpted from pennrecords.com, by Jacob Bielanski PHILADELPHIA - Under new rules in Philadelphia, employers will need to be avoid asking questions about an applicant’s criminal background or risk facing private lawsuits and city fines. For the complete article visit Pennrecord.com

By |January 15th, 2016|News|0 Comments