2/10/2021

Why Social Media Screening is Becoming Increasingly Important

From a global pandemic to social unrest, the country has gone through a lot of changes in the last 12 months. At Good Egg & Foley, one thing we’ve noticed during this time as well, is an increase in demand for social media screening.

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3/21/2018

Washington Fair Chance Act and Your Business

When State Governor Jay Inslee signed the Washington Fair Chance Act on March 13, 2018, the state joined the rest of the West Coast in enacting state-wide Ban the Box legislation. When it goes into effect on June 6, 2018, most employers in the state ...

3/15/2018

Fast Background Checks - Expectations Around Turnaround Time

“How long will the background check take?”

3/7/2018

3 Steps to Managing Adverse Action Compliantly

If you are making any negative decision based on information contained in a background check report, you must follow FCRA Adverse Action procedures (F.C.R.A. §604 (b), 15 U.S.C. §1681b). 

3/1/2018

Why Background Checks are Important: Care.com Ordered to Pay $500,000

The online caregiving giant Care.com was recently ordered to pay almost a half million dollars due to holes in its background screening process. The lawsuit comes after several incidents where caregivers found on Care.com (all of whom passed ...

1/11/2018

Understanding the 7-Year Lookback Rule in Background Checks

A criminal background check is a key part of the pre-employment screening process, as it can provide a deeper understanding of a person's character and trustworthiness - along with whether they have the potential to compromise the safety of your ...

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