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July 25, 2024 | 4:00pm ET
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Top Compliance Tips for Avoiding Litigations
August 22, 2024 | 3:00pm ET
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2024 Annual Conference, Boston, MA, U.S.
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2024 Canada Conference, Toronto, ON & Vancouver, BC
October 24, 2024

2024 APAC AGM, Sydney, Australia
December 5-6, 2024


 

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July 11, 2024
Melissa Sorenson Quoted Throughout Article Highlighting California Public Records Access Issues
July 6, 2024 - PBSA Executive Director, Melissa Sorenson, was recently featured in the Los Angeles Times article, "Need a background check in California? Changes at the courts are causing long waits."
July 10, 2024
PBSA'S FCRA End User Certificate Program
We are excited to announce the launch of our brand-new certificate program designed for employers who run background checks on U.S. individuals/applicants. Similar to PBSA's current certificate programs, the FCRA End User Certificate is presented in a series of four webinar modules followed by an exam, all of which are available in an easy-to-access online portal.
June 25, 2024
Resource Bundles Now Available
Our Resource Library is bursting with valuable information, but we know it can sometimes be difficult to find resources on similar topics. To help our members, we have reviewed all of our documents to find fulsome, evergreen and detailed resources and have combined them into what we call "Resource Bundles." These can be found on the PBSA website under the "Resources" tab.
June 19, 2024
Announcing 14 PBSA Members Accredited to BSOAP General Standard
PBSA is thrilled to announce the accreditation of 14 member organizations who have successfully met the requirements of the General Background Screening Accreditation Program.

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