MISCELLANEOUS ARTICLE INDEX FOR 2021 FROM THE BACKGROUND BUZZ
January | National: 2020 saw notable changes in the legal landscape, including additional Ban-the-Box laws and Pay Equity and Salary History Bans.
May | National: The virtual PBSA Legislative Conference covered familiar topics, like legal compliance and drug testing, but also touched on Fair Chance Screening.
May | Kentucky: TARC’s former executive director has been accused of behaving like a “sexual predator.”
June | Washington: Perspecta has built an IT system prototype that will transition to production under another transaction agreement from the Pentagon’s background investigation agency.
July | Hawaii: A man who strangled his wife and served 12 years in prison was able to secure a job with the Department of Human Services in the Child Welfare Services division.
October | National: Violent crime and murder rates in major American cities continued to rise through most of last year.
November | Michigan: A bill that would protect hiring, housing placements and public safety is making its way through the Michigan legislature.