A-Check CEO Janice Bryant Howroyd in the News: The $1 Billion Entrepreneur

ACT-1 Group and A-Check CEO Janice Bryant Howroyd found herself in great company in the February issue of Black Enterprise Magazine’s Incredible Women of Power.

Featured alongside Ms. Bryant Howroyd were First Lady Michelle Obama, Debra Lee, CEO of BET Networks, National Security Advisor Susan Rice, White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett, General Motors SVP Alicia Boler-Davis, and Sheila Johnson, CEO of Salamander Hospitality.

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Civil Rights Commission criticizes EEOC Background Check Guidance

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (USCCR) released a 355-page report in February that assesses and criticizes the effectiveness of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s April 2012 guidance document instructing companies on the use of criminal background checks in the hiring process.

The USCCR report includes summary of testimony at a December 2012 hearing and the public comments of approximately 300 individuals on the EEOC guidelines’ impact, including employers and ex-offenders, as well as the commission’s analysis.
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Administration Releases Cyber Security Framework to Guide Infrastructure Community

This month, the Obama administration announced the launch of the Cybersecurity Framework, a how-to guide for organizations in the critical electronic infrastructure community to enhance their cybersecurity.
Over the past year, individuals and organizations throughout the country and across the globe have provided their thoughts on the kinds of standards, best practices, and guidelines that would meaningfully improve critical infrastructure cybersecurity.

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