Join us for a Complimentary Luncheon Presentation – Regulatory Compliance in Consumer Reporting for Texas Employers

Join A-Check and AppleOne Employment Services for a no-cost luncheon presentation  at the Cool River Café in Irving, TX on Wednesday, July 17th. Presenter Gary Hanley, A-Check’s Director of Compliance, is a dynamic speaker with 27 years management and quality assurance experience. This is a great opportunity for HR professionals to learn from an employee screening industry expert in an informal luncheon setting.

Learn About

  • Compliant employment screening practices
  • Responsibilities of information providers and end users under the FCRA
  • Overview of applicable regulatory bodies and Risks to non-conforming employers
  • Use of credit reports in the hiring process
  • And more…

Want to attend? Please RSVP By 7/10/13:
Contact Danielle Schlaman
dschlaman@acheckamerica.com
1-877-345-2021 EXT. 3274

Learn more: See HR Luncheon Flyer for Details

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A-Check CEO Janice Bryant Howroyd Honored at Los Angeles Area Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

Los Angeles – Ernst & Young 2013 Entrepreneur Of The Year award recipients in Greater Los Angeles were anounced today, with A-Check and ACT-1 Group CEO Janice Bryant Howroyd being selected for this prestigious honor.

The awards program recognizes outstanding high-growth entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

Award recipients were selected by a panel of independent judges and honored at a gala event, with over 700 entrepreneurs and business leaders at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills on Tuesday, June 18, 2013.

Award recipients included:

  • • Janice Bryant Howroyd, CEO, The Act 1 Group – Torrance, CA
  • Clarence Daniels Jr., Chairman & CEO, Concession Management Services, Inc. – Los Angeles, CA
  • Sam Naficy, President & CEO, DTT – Los Angeles, CA
  • Jeff Stibel, Chairman & CEO, Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. – Malibu, CA
  • The An Family, Managing Partners and Executive Chef, House of An– Beverly Hills, CA
  • Bob Sinnott, CEO, Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, L.P. – Los Angeles, CA
  • Moctesuma Esparza, CEO, Maya Cinemas North America, Inc – Los Angeles, CA

Collectively, these award recipients have created over 1,100 jobs over the past two years. On average, they have increased their workforce by 40% and have grown their revenues by 42% between 2010 and 2012.

The regional award recipients now go on to compete at the national level. Award recipients in several national categories, as well as the National Entrepreneur Of The Year overall award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 16, 2013.

The awards are the culminating event of the Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

 

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June 18, 2013 – Ernst & Young announces 2013 Entrepreneur Of The Year award recipients. From left to right: Brian Ring, Ernst & Young Partner and EOY Program Director; Christine Devine, KTTV Fox 11; Moctesuma Esparza, CEO, Maya Cinemas North America, Inc., Antonia Castro, Cool Sleeve; Katharyn Howroyd, daughter of award recipient Janice Bryant Howroyd, CEO, The Act 1 Group; Sam Naficy, President & CEO, DTT; Helene An, Executive Chef, House of An; Clarence Daniels Jr., Chairman & CEO, Concession Management Services, Inc; Monique An, Managing Partner, House of An; Catherine An, Managing Partner, House of An; Jacqueline An, Managing Partner, House of An; Hannah An, Managing Partner, House of An; Elizabeth An, Managing Partner, House of An; Bob Sinnott, CEO, Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, L.P.; and April Spencer, Ernst & Young Partner and EOY Program Director. Not pictured, Jeff Stibel, Chairman & CEO, Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. (Photo: Business Wire)

EEOC Files Suit Against Two Employers for Improper Use of Criminal Background Check Information

The EEOC alleges that BMW’s policy of denying employment based on certain criminal convictions regardless of time elapsed amounts to a “blanket exclusion without any individualized assessment of the nature and gravity of the crimes, the ages of the convictions, or the nature of the claimants’ respective positions.”  In the suit filed against Dollar General. the EEOC claims disparate impact and an allegation of an applicant not being provided the opportunity to dispute the result of her background check, which, she claims erroneously labeled her a convicted felon.

Boston Schools Find 14 Support Staff with Criminal Records

Fourteen employees have been either fired or placed on administrative leave after the Boston School Department identified them as having faced criminal charges, according to a report by the School Committee.

The report, released Wednesday, uncovered issues after a statewide crimnal records review project that has checked 6,000 of the 9,000 school employees thus far. The most recent charge is from 2009, but the report shows most are from 2005 or earlier.

Read the complete article from the Boston Globe here.