Category Archives: Pre-Employment Updates

A candidate comes across your desk and for most employers (approximately 60% according to Career Builder) it’s a natural next step to do a quick social media search.  Maybe a look at their Facebook page.. or Twitter account… and then … Continue reading

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At Subrosa we are celebrating the expansion of our offices into the state of Michigan!  Subrosa’s new presence in Michigan will support the growth and increasing demand for our investigative work in the Midwest. Subrosa is actively serving clients throughout … Continue reading

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As many of you know, more and more cities and states across the country are beginning to instill Ban the Box laws, restricting employers from asking their job applicants about their criminal history.  Oregon is the most recent state to … Continue reading

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Earlier this month Bill de Blasio, Mayor of New York City, signed Enactment: 2015/037, which bans the use of credit reports by some employers.  This ordinance will go into effect early September 2015. There are some exceptions to the restriction, … Continue reading

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The short answer is NO. If you’re only ordering a “Criminal Package” on your Applicant, then Restraining Orders and Orders of Protection are not covered because of their civil nature. A police report may be filed at the same time … Continue reading

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There have been recent developments in the Ban the Box campaign which have resulted in different requirements for making a conditional offer to a potential employee.  These requirements are based on whether or not your city or county has banned … Continue reading

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Employers are erring on the side of caution in the hiring process to avoid paying big bucks for non-compliance of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).  A recent SHRM publication revealed that some businesses have already been forced into million … Continue reading

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There is an ongoing movement to broaden the definition of “Ban the Box” to include extending a conditional offer of employment prior to background checking. NELP (the National Employment Law Project) has published a Resource Guide dated April 2014 that … Continue reading

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Social media and criminal background check restrictions are trends that will impact pre-employment in the New Year. While they are great tools to use in the hiring process, it is crucial to abide by regulations and protect your company from … Continue reading

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Since November 1, 2013, private employers in Seattle have restricted use of arrest and conviction records in the hiring process. Ban the box seeks to “increase public safety and job assistance through reducing criminal recidivism and enhancing positive reentries to … Continue reading

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