Pending California Legislation Would Seal Criminal Records After Four Years

09/07/2022 10:25 AM By Kayla Florence - Comment(s)
A bill passed by the California State Assembly that would expunge records has been approved by the Senate and is on its way to Governor Gavin Newsome to be signed.

[ACTION NEEDED!] Help Us Reduce the Time to Hire!

08/08/2022 02:53 PM By Kayla Florence - Comment(s)
A new, proposed Senate Bill can restore efficiency of background checks.

When Cable Guys Kill

08/02/2022 10:30 AM By Kayla Florence - Comment(s)
Charter Communications ordered to pay $340 million after employee murders customer.

$350K Settlement for FCRA Violations

07/28/2022 01:28 PM By Kayla Florence - Comment(s)
A class action settlement against Onin Staffing.

Controversial Bill Pondered by NYC Council

07/14/2022 10:00 AM By Kayla Florence - Comment(s)
The New York City mayor and city council attempt to address housing discrimination with a controversial bill.

Applicant or Employee? There's a Difference!

07/12/2022 10:00 AM By Kayla Florence - Comment(s)
Are CA employers required to pay applicants for performing pre-employment drug tests?

Why You Should Run Your Background Check

07/07/2022 09:30 AM By Kayla Florence - Comment(s)
To prevent being denied a job because of an error reflected on your background screening, it is important to consider running your own.

Dispensary Settles Class Action Related to Improper Background Practices

07/05/2022 03:10 PM By Kayla Florence - Comment(s)
A Florida-based marijuana dispensary has agreed to settle alleged class action violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act by paying a $60,500 settlement.

BLOG: Volunteer Background Myths

06/30/2020 01:20 PM By Nick Zundel - Comment(s)


Early this year I checked another box on my suburb dad bingo card... coaching my kids' team. And just like everyone else interacting with the kids I filled out a background check form and turned it in. Unlike everyone else, I was eager to get the results. No, I wasn't worried about what they'd...

BLOG: Interns & Summer Screening

06/29/2020 08:03 AM By Nick Zundel - Comment(s)

Summer. Sunshine, the beach, trips to Disneyland and cheap labor in the form of Sally Mae's sister's neighbor who's home from college... alright, maybe not all of that is happening this year but you get the point. Has your low priority "To do list" been growing like mine? There's no need t...

BLOG: Effective Hiring in a Pandemic

06/16/2020 08:13 PM By Nick Zundel - Comment(s)
Best practices for hiring during a pandemic.

INTERVIEW: Industry One on One w/ Nick Zundel, Background Partners

05/12/2020 08:30 AM By Nick Zundel - Comment(s)
Cuyamaca College Industry One on One

We're Open!

03/17/2020 06:33 AM By Nick Zundel - Comment(s)

Wow, this last week has been a wild ride! 

Come what may, Background Partners is open and ready to serve your pre-employment background & drug screening needs. While some clerk-assisted searches may be delayed due to court closures/partial shut-downs, most case information is still accessibl...

BLOG: Genuine Graduates

05/21/2019 09:53 AM By Nick Zundel - Comment(s)

study of 2021 showed only 23% of Americans over 25 years of age have a associate college degree! Fortunately not all jobs, or even career paths, need a degree to be successful. However to gain an edge on other candidates many people fluff, embelish or pad thier educational achieveme...