One and done! For many companies the initial on-boarding background check conducted during the hiring process is the only screening their employees receive. A comprehensive background check is a wise investment before hiring new employees, but should you re-screen your employees later in their career, too? Discover the truth behind re-screening services. Myth: The initial…

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In today’s instant gratification economy, it’s easy to see the allure of the “instant” background check. However, good things come to those who wait. An instant background check could do more harm than good by putting your business, employees, and customers at risk. Myth: An instant background check provides the information to make a good…

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February brings Valentine’s Day and the notion of love to all things. As we ease into the new year, now is the perfect time to show your business some TLC by outsourcing key tasks to the experienced professionals at MYB, Inc. Our trained experts can execute with ease many of the time-consuming duties that consume…

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Two pending class action lawsuits accusing Seattle-based coffee chain Starbucks of violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act by using flawed background reports to reject job applicants are being combined in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia in preparation for a settlement, according to Yahoo. According to pleadings in the first action,…

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Delta Air Lines has agreed to pay $2.3 million to settle a class-action lawsuit. The suit alleges it failed to provide approximately 44,000 applicants with a stand-alone background check disclosure, which would be in violation of the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and California law. Delta’s forms contained extraneous and misleading information, according to…

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A group of black and Latino former drivers for Amazon have filed a lawsuit in Suffolk Superior Court, alleging that Amazon discriminated against them when it fired them based on a background check policy. The drivers claim that in 2016, Amazon began implementing an overly strict background check policy. This new policy caught old and…

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A review of Chicago Public Schools’ background checks prompted by a newspaper investigation has resulted in 128 school district employees being terminated, recommended for dismissal or simply resigning under scrutiny. Among the 128 workers were nine teachers, 35 people classified as classroom aides, and an unspecified number of people the district lists as substitute or…

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Every year, as we move through fall, many companies begin their seasonal hiring processes. From retail stores to restaurants to consumer delivery, a plethora of industries boost their employment levels during the holiday season. Given the short time-frame, however, many work in haste and cut corners. Seasonal positions are known for their quick hires and…

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Last month, U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill introduced the E-Verify System Act of 2018. This legislation would require all employers to use the E-Verify system to ensure that newly hired employees are either United States citizens or foreign nationals authorized to work in the U.S. legally. While it is already unlawful to hire an individual without…

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To better protect their riders, Uber is rolling out ongoing background checks for its drivers. According to Axios, these new ongoing background checks allow a real-time collection of background screening data data on drivers. Uber will be notified if a driver is newly charged with a criminal offense and, from there, Uber can decide if…

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