Free Webinar Examines Social Media Background Checks in Digital Age

Written By Digital Content Editor Thomas Ahearn On August 10, 2022, leading global background check provider ClearStar and leading social media background screening company Social Intelligence™ will host a free live webinar titled “Social Media Background Checks: Supporting Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) in the Digital Age” that will examine how toxic online content…

EEOC Confirms Pay Data Collection Key Tool to Fight Pay Discrimination

Written By Digital Content Editor Thomas Ahearn On July 28, 2022, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced the issuing of a consensus study report titled “Evaluation of Compensation Data Collected Through the EEO-1 Form” which studied the EEOC’s historic and first-time collection of pay data from certain private employers and federal contractors completed…

Jury Awards $7 Billion in Punitive Damages Against Cable Company for “Negligent Hiring” of Employee Who Murdered Customer

Written By Digital Content Editor Thomas Ahearn On July 26, 2022, a jury in Dallas County awarded $7 billion in punitive damages against a cable company for “systemic safety failures” that led to the “negligent hiring” of a field technician who murdered an 83-year-old customer in her home in 2019, according to a news report…

CFPB Orders Auto Servicer to Pay $19 Million for Credit Reporting Failures

Written By Digital Content Editor Thomas Ahearn On July 26, 2022, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) penalized an auto servicer for repeatedly providing inaccurate information to nationwide credit reporting companies and failing to take proper measures to address inaccurate information identified between 2016 and 2020, according to a CFPB news release. The order from…