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Employment screening: a look back at 2016

as always — the previous year, both for us here at MYB and also the employment screening industry overall. Industry Issues The ban-the-box movement continued to spread, as more cities and states passed legislation preventing employers from discriminating against job applicants with criminal records. 24 states and over 150 cities and counties have now implemented such legislation. The…

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Employment screening: a look back at 2015

as always — the great year that both Mind Your Business and the background screening industry have had. There have been significant strides in the employment industry over the past year, with legislation improving employment equality introduced, minimum wage increases, and a reduction in wage theft. Industry Issues It was another emphatic year for the…

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Employment Screening: A look back at 2014

INDUSTRY TRENDS The ban-the-box movement continued to gain traction in more cities and states, and 2014 saw Washington D.C., New Jersey and Delaware pass their own versions of state-wide ban-the-box laws. Now, more than 30 states have some type of laws to protect those with criminal backgrounds and help them to find employment without being…

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Employment Screening: A look back at 2013

a tradition on this blog, as we come to the end of another year we’d like to take the opportunity to look back on the last twelve months – both for Mind Your Business, Inc. and for the employment screening industry as a whole. There have been some significant political and economic issues in 2013…

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