December 2016

SSC would like to wish you peace, joy and prosperity throughout the coming year. Thank you for your continued support and partnership. We look forward to working with you in the years to come.
                IMPORTANT NOTICE                                    IMPORTANT NOTICE

On June 1, 2016, Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy signed into law a "ban-the-box" statute, which will take effect on January 1, 2017. The law, "An Act Concerning Fair Chance Employment," Public Act No. 16-83, prohibits covered employers from inquiring about a prospective employee's prior arrests, criminal charges, or convictions on an initial employment application .
Thanks to new technologies, background checks are getting faster, smarter and easier for HR. In addition to saving time, reducing errors and helping employers stay compliant, emerging tools are getting better at detecting when candidates...

Most companies screen employees for red flags in their background once, at the prehire stage. In the near future, the new normal may call for continuous, post-hire monitoring, which can alert HR to potential risks from...

In 1996, California voters passed Proposition 215, making the Golden State the first in the union to allow for the medical use of Marijuana, Since then, 27 more states, DC, Guam and Puerto Rico have enacted similar laws. A total of 28 states...

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