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Posted: May 28, 2018, 4:51 am

Rally to show support for universal background checks
Gettysburg Times
"I Stand With the Kids" is slated to be an hour-long rally on Saturday, June 2, 10 to 11 a.m., at Valentine Hall, United Lutheran Seminary, in support of universal background checks for gun purchasers, according to a Gettysburg for Gun Sense news release.

Posted: May 28, 2018, 4:41 am

New Telegraph Newspaper

CBN tasks banks on employee background checks
New Telegraph Newspaper
As part of efforts to continually ensure the integrity of the country's payment system, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has urged lenders and other players in the electronic payments space to regularly conduct background checks on their employees.

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Posted: May 28, 2018, 1:52 am

FEDweek

Concerns Raised about Incomplete Background Checks on IRS Employees
FEDweek
It said that in a sample of 76 employees who had background checks done during that period and who are still with the agency, documentation “was lacking to support the investigative work represented as completed” on all but one. While policies of the ...

Posted: May 25, 2018, 1:18 pm

RadioWest

Gov. Gary Herbert Says More School Counselors, Background Checks Could Prevent Gun Violence
RadioWest
State lawmakers, mostly Democrats, have already filed a handful of bill requests for 2019 dealing with gun safety measures like universal background checks, safe storage requirements and red flag laws. "I support the discussion on all of the above ...

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Posted: May 25, 2018, 12:55 am

ESR NEWS

US Employers Performing International Background Checks in EU Face GDPR Enforcement Starting May 25
ESR NEWS
U.S. employers performing international background checks in the EU must comply with the GDPR or face penalties of up to four percent of annual global turnover or €20 million Euros ($23+ million Dollars). The GDPR – which was approved by the EU ...

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Posted: May 24, 2018, 2:00 pm

SwimSwam

Coaching Background Checks a Focus of Congressional Hearings
SwimSwam
These background checks were relevant in the recent case of Michael McCorvy, who was recently ruled permanently ineligible for membership by the U.S. Center for SafeSport, in spite of a 1993 indictment on sexual assault charges that was eventually ...

Posted: May 23, 2018, 10:52 pm

ESR NEWS

Cautionary Tale Shows Consequences of Not Performing Background Checks on Temporary Workers
ESR NEWS
Do you think temporary workers – or “temps” – do not need to undergo background checks because they will not be with a company long enough to cause a problem? Think again. A cautionary tale from the second installment of the new CNBC Make It series ...

Posted: May 23, 2018, 2:07 pm

Background checks for pot businesses
Lowell Sun
BOSTON -- With just more than a week until it can begin issuing business licenses, the Cannabis Control Commission is in the midst of conducting its first background checks for prospective legal marijuana businesses. Two entities representing five ...

Posted: May 23, 2018, 10:46 am

KING5.com

2017 attack survivor wants better background checks on Seattle homeless
KING5.com
After a Seattle homeless man was arrested and charged with raping a woman in a Ballard car dealership bathroom, a survivor of a similar attack is calling for policy changes. Kelly Herron was attacked in a Ballard public restroom while on a run in 2017.

Posted: May 18, 2018, 4:20 am

Accounting Today

Former contractor did questionable background checks of IRS employees, says TIGTA
Accounting Today
A former government contractor allegedly performed hundreds of thousands of incomplete background investigations of federal government employees, including thousands of Internal Revenue Service staffers, according to a new report. The report, from the ...

Posted: May 17, 2018, 8:33 pm