Updated FCRA Summary of Rights

September 26th, 2018 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Background Checks, Employment Law, FCRA

On September 12, 2018, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) issued an interim final rule, which is tied to the…

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Background Checks: A Guide for Employers

Employers need to be aware of the important protocols to be followed when retaining outside vendors to conduct background checks….

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Drug Use in the American Workforce Increases

Hiring and maintaining a reliable and operational workforce has become difficult for employers partly due to illicit drug use among…

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Disclosing Teacher Misconduct

April 27th, 2017 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Background Checks, Education Law

An increasing number of situations involving the abuse of students at schools have made their way into the media. In…

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New Jersey Releases Clarifying Regulations on Ban-the-Box Law

January 20th, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Background Checks, Discrimination, Hiring, New Jersey Law

New Jersey’s “ban-the-box” law, entitled The Opportunity to Compete Act (OTCA), went into effect on March 1, 2015, with the…

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New York City Signs Ban The Box Legislation

July 20th, 2015 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Background Checks, Discrimination, Hiring, Human Resources, New York City Law

Effective October 27 of this year, New York City employers may no longer inquire about an applicant’s criminal history. The…

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Credit History Discrimination Law Passed in NYC

June 25th, 2015 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Background Checks, Discrimination, Hiring, Human Resources, New York City Law, New York Law

The Mayor of New York City (NYC) Bill de Blasio has signed into law an amendment to the NYC Human…

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New Jersey Bans the Box

September 23rd, 2014 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Background Checks, Hiring, New Jersey Law

New Jersey recently passed a law prohibiting employers from asking interviewees about their criminal history. The new regulation applies to…

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Massachusetts Creates Ban the Box and Negative Record Notice Laws

September 15th, 2010 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Background Checks, Hiring, Human Resources, Massachusetts Law, Privacy Rights

MA Prohibits Criminal History Questions on Applications On August 6, 2010, the Criminal Offender Record Information (“CORI”) Reform Act was…

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Is Criminal History a “Protected Class” Like Race or National Origin?

December 7th, 2009 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Background Checks, Discrimination, Hiring, Human Resources

SEPTEMBER 2009 Is criminal history a “protected class” like race or national origin? Title VII prohibits discrimination on the basis…

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