NAPBS is Now PBSA!


NAPBS is now the Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA). According to an announcement from Executive Director Melissa Sorenson, “NAPBS has responded to the boundaryless nature of our industry by evolving into a truly global association. While that work began some…


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SSA Announces New Consent Based Social Security Number


Social Security Administration Announces Initial Roll Out of New Electronic Consent Based Social Security Number Verification (eCBSV) Service for Financial Institutions or Their Service Providers On June 7, 2019, the Social Security Administration (SSA) provided notice of an initial enrollment…


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AmericanChecked Completes 3-Year BSAAP Interim Surveillance Audit


AmericanChecked Retains National Accreditation for Background Checks Completes 3-Year BSAAP Interim Surveillance Audit Tulsa, Oklahoma – AmericanChecked, a nationally accredited background screening service provider, has completed a three-year interim surveillance audit, a requirement of the Background Screening Agency Accreditation Program…


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Background Screening in the Gig Economy


Do You Really Know Who Is Conducting Your Employment Screens? Buzzfeed recently published an expose on one of the nation’s largest background screening provider’s business practices and placed a massive spotlight on what can happen when screening companies rush their…


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Is Your Volunteer Screening Program Effective?


Volunteer Screening: Protecting nonprofit organizations and the people they serve. Every day, millions of Americans utilize services provided by nonprofits. Without a proper screening program in place, these organizations could be placing their clients (and reputations) in harm’s way. Nonprofit…


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#EqualPayDay Stokes Salary History Debate


  Nearly one month after International Women’s Day comes Equal Pay Day, adding more discourse to the national conversation about pay equity between men and women, and how employers are addressing the wage gap. One popular piece of legislation picking…


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Drug Screening and Marijuana in 2019


By Larry Henry Thirty states and DC currently have laws legalizing the use of marijuana in some form. Eight states and DC have some degree of legalization for recreational use. The rest of the states have legalized its use, to…


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Exciting News at AmericanChecked


AmericanChecked is now a part of Community Brands AmericanChecked is pleased to announce that we are now a member of Community Brands. By joining this dynamic and growing company, AmericanChecked has been infused with new resources that embrace its company…


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Salary History Bans Are Here


Are you breaking the law by asking salary history information? State and local governments are increasingly adopting laws and regulations that prohibit employers from requesting applicant salary history information. There are currently 12 state-wide and 10 local salary bans. While…


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Empowering Employees through FCRA Certification


Do you know how many FCRA certified employees are processing your background checks? If your background screening partner is AmericanChecked the answer is:  All of them. Every single individual who touches a report has achieved, at minimum, FCRA Basic Certification…


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AmericanChecked to Present at OIGA


Leadership to speak on social media screening while ensuring compliance. AmericanChecked President and CEO Julie Hakman and VP of Business Development Kelli Weaver will speak at the annual Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association Conference and Tradeshow on social media screening trends…


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Introducing Your New Favorite ATS & Onboarding Solution


AmericanChecked Launches New Applicant Tracking and Onboarding Solution   Tulsa, Okla. – AmericanChecked Inc., a nationally accredited, Native/woman-owned company based in Tulsa, Okla., has launched a new applicant tracking system (ATS), adding to its already impressive lineup of products and…


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AmericanChecked to Present at NAGRA


CEO Julie Hakman to speak on “Background Screening Best Practices” at the 2018 NAGRA Conference.     AmericanChecked’s President and CEO Julie Hakman will be speaking at this year’s North American Gaming Regulators Association Conference in Austin, Texas. Attendees will…


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