Verified Person News
What is the New York City Fair Chance Act?
On October 27, 2015, the New York City Fair Chance Act went into effect for all employers seeking to hire applicants living in or applying for positions in New York City. The law introduces new restrictions on employers wishing to obtain criminal background checks from NYC applicants, and also requires that additional steps be taken when employers are considering taking adverse action. (Read More)
How to File a Dispute
If you are a job candidate and you have a dipsute regarding a background report provided by Verified Person, please go to the Disputes Section of our site and follow the directions listed. We take all disputes extremely seriously. We make every effort to resolve all disputes in a timelty manner.
Curious about the states that require E-Verify?
More and more of our clients are taking advantage of Verified Person's Electronic I-9 Verification/E-Verify product. Take a look at the states that have legislation regarding E-Verify.
Curious about the jurisdictions that "Ban the Box?"
See our detailed map of the jurisdictions that currently have legislation regarding prohibiting employers from inquiring about an applicant’s criminal history on an initial job application or before a certain stage in the application process. Click here for the map.
Information on Guidance from the EEOC
In 2012, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued its Enforcement Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e.