Washington Fair Chance Act

Washington State is the most recent to enact a Ban the Box law. Washington State is the most recent to enact a Ban the Box law. The Washington Fair Chance Act, signed into law on March 13th, effective as of … Continued

Ban-The-Box Laws

Find out what Ban-The-Box Laws are and how they apply to your business What is Ban-the-Box? Ban-the-box is a movement that aims to encourage employers to consider a job candidate’s qualifications first before considering their criminal record. This campaign allows … Continued

Consent Based Social Security Number Verification

One of the best methods for validating personal identifiers. Consent-based social security number verification (CBSV) is one of the best methods for validating personal identifiers. CBSV is a fee and consent-based validation service that is administered through the Social Security … Continued

Identity Verification Systems Explained

In this article, we will give you an overview of commonly used Identity Verification Systems. Consent Based Social Security Number Verification (CBSV): verifies whether SSN holder’s name, date of birth, and SSN match the SSA’s records by returning a match verification … Continued

California AB 1008 Fair Chance Act

Additional Legislation to reduce barriersto employment for people with criminal conviction histories California AB 1008: California has joined many other states in enacting additional legislation to reduce barriers to employment for people with criminal conviction histories. AB 1008, approved by … Continued

Crisis Communication

Understanding Crisis Communication   Crisis communications is a part of public relations that intends to protect and defend an individual, company, or organization from a potential or ongoing public challenge to its reputation. Crises can hit at any time without … Continued

Background Screening Comparison

Discussion on two common background screenings A background check can mean different things depending on the situation it is used in and the organization performing the check. Typically, however, it encompasses the process of compiling data from both private and … Continued

About Pre-Employment Background Checks

Part 1 in our new 12-part series Understanding Pre-Employment Background Screening. In order to keep a company alive and competitive in today’s world, new people must be hired. Sure, there are a lot of benefits that a company can get … Continued

The Ins and Outs of County, Federal and Statewide Criminal Searches

Understanding background screening. Introduction County, Federal and Statewide Criminal Searches all provide distinct layers of insight into a candidate’s criminal history. They are great tools when utilized individually but have even greater potential for discovery when combined. The searches vary not only in … Continued

USAFact Achieves Background Screening Credentialing Council Accreditation

NAPBS Announces that USAFact, Inc has successfully demonstrated compliance with the Background Screening Agency Accreditation Program. RALEIGH, N.C., 11/8/17 — The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS®) Background Screening Credentialing Council (BSCC) announced today that USAFact, Inc has successfully demonstrated … Continued