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Posted: July 18, 2018, 9:42 pm

Nextgov

Transferring Background Checks, Boosting Cyber Workforce Are Top Goals of Trump Government Reorg
Nextgov
Transferring responsibility for federal background checks to the Defense Department and filling the government's cyber workforce gaps are at the front of the line among 32 proposals in the reorganization plan, Margaret Weichert, the top White House ...
Dems on Trump reorg: 'Where's the data?'FCW.com

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Posted: July 18, 2018, 7:55 pm

ESR NEWS

Uber Begins Performing Continuous Background Checks on Drivers in US
ESR NEWS
Transportation network company (TNC) Uber is performing continuous background checks on some of its drivers in the United States in an effort to improve safety for its riders after a CNN investigation found more than 100 Uber drivers were accused of ...

Posted: July 18, 2018, 2:31 pm

The Journal News | LoHud.com

How do schools conduct background checks on employees? Our 'Smarter Parent' series explains
The Journal News | LoHud.com
Journal News/lohud reporters are looking this summer at issues of concern to parents and students. Reports will include resources for families who want to learn more or become involved. The issue: We're all aware of high-profile scandals involving ...

Posted: July 18, 2018, 2:23 pm

WGME

Maine child care workers support new background checks
WGME
PORTLAND (WGME) – Child care workers in Maine will soon have to undergo rigorous background checks and be fingerprinted under a new state law. The Maine Legislature overturned a veto by Governor Paul LePage to put this law in place. Sasha Shunk ...

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Posted: July 16, 2018, 10:55 pm

CNET

Uber adopts continuous driver background checks
CNET
In a move intended to increase rider safety, Uber has partnered with two companies, Appriss and Checkr, to monitor driver background checks continuously. The program has been in place for two weeks and has already led to the firing of 25 drivers, Axios ...

Posted: July 16, 2018, 8:23 pm

Workforce Management

Are You Ready for Rolling Background Checks of Employees?
Workforce Management
Indeed, rolling background checks are a thing, and they very well might be the right thing for your business. They will tell you if someone working for you was convicted or a crime, or filed a bankruptcy, or perhaps suffered some other key life event ...

Posted: July 16, 2018, 2:27 pm

Lewiston Sun Journal

Maine Child Care Workers To Face Background Checks, Fingerprints
Maine Public
AUGUSTA, Maine - Thousands of child care workers in Maine will now have to undergo criminal background checks and fingerprinting under a new law. The law requires employees of child care agencies to undergo background checks and fingerprints.
Child care workers to face background checks, fingerprintsWABI

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Posted: July 16, 2018, 10:40 am

Charleston Post Courier

Stronger gun background checks welcome, but more work needed
Charleston Post Courier
The more troubling problem, however, is that a large and growing subset of legal gun purchases aren't subject to background checks at all. Gun show purchases and most online sales don't require background checks, meaning even people with violent ...

Posted: July 16, 2018, 4:04 am

NPR

FBI To Start Using A 2nd Database For Gun Background Checks
NPR
A major change that aims to keep more weapons out of the wrong hands is in the works for the FBI's gun background check process. Examiners will be given access to a large, previously untapped database of more than 400 million records as they determine ...

Posted: July 13, 2018, 9:01 am

More Employers Adopting Continuous Background Checks on Employees
Insurance Journal
Little did he know that he had fallen victim to a growing practice among U.S employers: regular background checks of existing workers in addition to the routine pre-employment screening. Uber's post-hiring check had thrown up a red flag on Cradeur, an ...

Posted: July 12, 2018, 10:32 am