A new model “A Summary of Your Rights Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act” disclosure form document was released on September 12, 2018 , by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Employers and background check companies should begin using

A Connecticut federal court has issued another decision in the case of Noffsinger v. SSC Niantic Operating Company LLC, further expanding protections to individuals who are qualified under Connecticut’s Palliative Use of Marijuana Act (PUMA) to use marijuana.

Q: As a small employer, I do not perform pre-hire background checks, but I have been Google-searching candidates and looking at their Facebook profiles before making hiring decisions. I am shocked by the amount of information available on the internet. Are these types of screenings risky?

Are you really serious about going green? You are going to need to embrace sustainability in every aspect of your life. There are a lot of things that we do every day that could be done in a greener manner. There are also some things that we do very infrequently, without realizing that we could find a...

The Northern District of California recently granted preliminary approval of a class action settlement in Esomonu v. Omnicare. In this case, plaintiff was employed by defendant. Like many employers, defendant required the...

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Maribeth Martino 
Manager, SSC BSI
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