How Technology Can Help You Simplify the Adverse Action Process

How Technology Can Help You Simplify the Adverse Action Process

Posted Thursday, May 3rd, 2018 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

A background check on your perfect candidate reveals a criminal record. Now what? Adverse Action is an important process which employers are required to follow under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) when employment is denied based on what is revealed in a background check. Sterling Talent Solutions presented the first part of an HR…

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Best Practices for Making Your Background Screening Program GDPR-Compliant

Best Practices for Making Your Background Screening Program GDPR-Compliant

Posted Monday, April 30th, 2018 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

In just a few weeks, on May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), goes into effect changing the rules around protection of Europeans’ personal data. The GDPR was introduced to harmonize existing data protection laws across Europe, to strengthen data protection rules in the digital age and ensure consistency for individuals and businesses….

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Michigan and Wisconsin Bans Salary History Ban Laws

Michigan and Wisconsin Bans Salary History Ban Laws

Posted Monday, April 16th, 2018 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

Since Massachusetts first passed salary history ban legislation in 2016, seven other states and cities (California, Delaware, Oregon, Philadelphia, New York City, San Francisco and Albany), have passed their own salary history banning laws. Some of these laws have gone into effect, while others will be enacted in the next few years. Each of the cities…

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Answers to Your Top FCRA Questions from Sterling’s Q1 FCRA Webinar

Answers to Your Top FCRA Questions from Sterling’s Q1 FCRA Webinar

Posted Tuesday, April 10th, 2018 by Joe Rotondo, Sterling Talent Solutions

Background screening is complicated. For those, employers and candidates alike, that are not familiar with background checks, there is a lot to learn.  One of the most important things to remember is that the background screening industry is highly regulated by various local, state and federal laws. Employers need to be familiar and compliant with…

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How Will the GDPR Impact Your Background Screening Program?

How Will the GDPR Impact Your Background Screening Program?

Posted Wednesday, April 4th, 2018 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

The European Union (EU) will soon have a new data privacy regime in place.  On May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect, changing the rules around protection of Europeans’ personal data. The GDPR was introduced to harmonize existing data protection laws across Europe, strengthen data protection rules in the digital…

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Starting 2018 With FCRA Compliance

Starting 2018 With FCRA Compliance

Posted Tuesday, March 27th, 2018 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

Background screening is a highly regulated industry. Candidates are protected under various local, state and federal laws. Employers need to be familiar and compliant with these regulations when hiring new employees. Sterling Talent Solutions conducts a quarterly FCRA Compliance webinar series to keep attendees current on the latest FCRA guidelines and legislation impacting the hiring…

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