The background screening and drug testing industries are always evolving, and as we are made aware of changes, or new information becomes available, we’ll pass it along. Here you’ll find the latest industry updates and helpful information about the services we provide.

Understanding Background Screening: AI’s Potential Risks in Generating False Reports

In our modern world, background screening has become an integral part of various processes, from hiring employees to tenant approvals and beyond. This screening process involves delving into an individual’s history, including their criminal records, credit history, employment background, and more. However, as technology evolves, the incorporation of AI driven background screening has brought both […]

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Hybrid Work and the Background Screening Industry

Check out the September 2022 article Hybrid Work in a Post-Pandemic World from PBSA to learn more about how new workplace norms affect the background screening industry

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California SB 1262 Vetoed by the Governor

Late in the evening of September 29, Governor Gavin Newsom chose to veto SB 1262 along with 50 other bills. This bill would have required publicly accessible electronic indexes of defendants in criminal cases to permit searches and filtering of results based on a defendant’s driver’s license number or date of birth, or both. His […]

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Process change for Clayton, GA

Effective immediately Clayton County Superior Court has made the decision that court clerks will no longer use their case management system to assist researchers in providing missing details from the public access terminal. The Deputy Court Clerk Supervisor has notified us directly of this change. Previously, clerk assistance has been necessary to obtain the full […]

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VeriCorp is Celebrating Its 25th Anniversary

VeriCorp, headquartered in Louisville, KY, is proudly celebrating its 25th anniversary in March of this year. Founded by Gary DeWitt in 1996, VeriCorp provides background screening and drug testing services to companies of all sizes throughout the United States. Since assuming the role of President in 2016, Britany DeWitt has focused on growing the company, […]

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COVID-19 COURT CLOSURES

Last updated: 04/29/2021 4:00 PM EST Though most courts nationwide have reopened, researchers in many locations are still being restricted to hour-long appointments. Please expect delays as we work as quickly as possible to process orders. We appreciate your continued patience. Please call Customer Service at 877-717-3515 if you need any assistance.

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Fee Increase for RI, PA, and FL

A few statewide and motor vehicle fees have had price increases!  Please see below at the new prices.   The PA motor vehicle report access fee is now $14. The RI motor vehicle report access fee is now $21. The FL statewide report access fee is now $25.   If you run any of these […]

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New York State Fee Increase

The New York Governor has signed off on increasing the New York Statewide fee from $65 to $95. Please be aware of this change whenever you go to place a New York Statewide criminal search.

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Connecticut Enacts Salary Inquiry Ban

Connecticut joins the growing list of States that are enacting a ban on employers from asking current or previous employers about salary information. Similar laws have been put into place in Oregon, and Massachusetts, along with several other states and cities.