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2021

January - February 2021

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Articles in this issue:

  • New Year, New Direction, New Hope!
  • A New Cast of Players in Washington
  • State Court Access Outlook for 2021
  • PBSA Accreditation Program
  • PBSA Diversity & Inclusion Update
  • Spotlight on Finance
  • Tenant Screener's "Blanket" Reliance on Third Party Vendor
  • How Screening Standards Help the Gig Economy
  • Accredited Companies
  • 2021 Mid-Year Conference
  • Mission, Comments & Article Submission
March - April 2021

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Articles in this issue:

  • So Much Has Changed
  • Outlook for Federal Privacy Legislation
  • Access/Legislative Synergy for 2021
  • State Government Relations Update
  • Better Know a Provider
  • Why You Need an FCRA Compliance Manual
  • 2021 Screening Challenges
  • Accredited Companies
  • 2021 Mid-Year Conference
  • Thank You, Sponsors
  • Mission, Comments & Article Submission
May-June 2021

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Articles in this issue:

  • Mid-Year Update: 2021 Continues to Fly By
  • The New Look of News Media
  • Small Wins Add Up
  • U.S. State Government Relations Update
  • Fraudulent Qualifications Back in the News
  • How Arbitration Provisions Can Protect CRAs
  • Marijuana Legalization, Testing and Impairment
  • PBSA Accredited Companies
  • Mission, Comments & Article Submission
July-August 2021

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Articles in this issue:

  • Europe Council Update
  • APAC Conference & Membership Update
  • FCRA Reform Update
  • Public Relations Case Study
  • U.S. State Government Relations Update
  • Better Know a Provider Interview
  • Affinity Program Highlight
  • Hiring Trends and Their Impact on the Background Screening Industry
  • Canada Council Updates
  • U.S. Council Update
  • Chain of Custody in Drug Testing
  • Are “No Injury” FCRA Lawsuits in The Rearview Mirror?
  • PBSA Accredited Companies
  • Mission, Comments & Article Submission
September-October 2021

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Articles in this issue:

  • Good to See You!
  • PBSA Testifies in Congressional Hearing
  • Purpose Driven Communications
  • DOB Redaction in Michigan
  • Get to Know Your APAC Council Leadership
  • Affinity Program Highlight
  • Marijuana Impairment & Drug Testing
  • Tips for Improving Your Hiring Experience
  • APAC AGM 2021 Summary
  • Thank You, Conference Sponsors & Exhibitors
  • PBSA Accredited Companies
  • Mission, Comments & Article Submission

2020

January - February 2020

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Articles in this issue:

  • PBSA Europe Council
  • Five Communications Trends for 2020
  • Key Win in Department of Labor
  • Public Records Access Update
  • Get the Most Out of Your Membership
  • Curious Paradox
  • APAC Council 2019 AGM
  • Power to Change
  • Canada Council Update
  • 2020 Background Screening Trends
  • Accredited Companies
  • Mission, Comments & Article Submission
March - April 2020

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Articles in this issue:

  • Executive Director Update
  • The Importance of Internal Communications
  • U.S Federal COVID-19 Legislation
  • State Court Closures and PBSA Impact
  • Current U.S. State Legislative Climate
  • ID Checking Around the World
  • Effective Vendor Management
  • COVID-19 New Paid Leave Laws
  • Alternative Data Sources
  • CCPA Compliance
  • Thank You, Sponsors & Exhibitors
  • Accredited Companies
  • Mission, Comments & Article Submission
May - June 2020

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Articles in this issue:

  • It's Time for Tough Conversations
  • Reopening the Office?
  • Using Artificial Intelligence & Algorithms
  • Legislative Sessions Are Resuming
  • Court Records are Essential
  • Trend: Laws Regulating Tenant's Criminal History
  • Temporary Workarounds Create Sustainable Solutions
  • NY Identity Theft Prevention Act
  • FCRA Class Actions
  • Accredited Companies
  • Mission, Comments & Article Submission
July - August 2020

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Articles in this issue:

  • From APAC to the World
  • Communicating the Value of International Screening
  • House Judiciary Committee Holds Hearing
  • Canada Council Leadership
  • Criminal Records Trade Body
  • European Background Screening Industry
  • Indonesia: The Collaboration to Defend Reputations
  • How to Find Privacy Resources
  • Affinity Program Highlight
  • The Right to Be Forgotten: Mexico
  • 2020 Annual Conference
  • Accredited Companies
  • Mission, Comments & Article Submission
September – October 2020

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Articles in this issue:

  • What a Difference a Year Can Make
  • The New Rules for Internal Communications
  • PACER Reform Advances in Congress
  • Advocacy Doesn't Stop In An Election Year
  • Understanding the CCPA
  • Personal Data Transfers from the EU
  • Let Background Screening Continue to Thrive
  • Are Your Employees Suited to Working Remotely?
  • Affinity Program Highlight
  • Thank You, Sponsors & Exhibitors
  • Accredited Companies
  • Mission, Comments & Article Submission
November - December 2020

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Articles in this issue:

  • A Remarkable Year
  • The New Rules for External Communications
  • PASS Standards
  • APAC Council Update
  • Growing our Reach in Europe
  • Advocacy Committee
  • Educational Resources Committee
  • Leadership Development Committee
  • Provider Advisory Group Update
  • Affinity Program Highlight
  • Top 5 Screening Trends for 2021
  • PBSA Accredited Companies
  • Red and Blue States Turn Green
  • Mission, Comments & Article Submission

2019

January - February 2019

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Articles in this issue:

  • Change and New Growth by NAPBS Chair Angela Preston
  • Communicating with Newly-elected Officials
  • Privacy and Data Security Legislation Poised for Advancement Despite Divided Congress
  • Metrics-driven Management: Six Key Metrics to Benefit Your Organization
  • Educational Resources Committee Update
  • NAPBS APAC Chapter Annual General Meeting Highlights
  • NAPBS Accreditation Expansion
  • End-User Advisory Group Update
  • NAPBS Webinar Library: Education On Demand
  • 2019 Mid-Year Legislative and Regulatory Conference
March - April 2019

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Articles in this issue:

  • In Like a Lion
  • Public Relations Update
  • State GR Update
  • Legislative Update
  • A Call to Arms
  • Why Advocacy
  • California Advocacy Day
  • NAPBS Accredited Companies
  • 2019 Mid-Year Sponsors & Exhibitors
  • Mission, Comments & Article Submission
May - June 2019

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Articles in this issue:

  • My Journey as a Volunteer
  • Communicating in a Digital World
  • Thank You to Our Volunteers
  • 2019 Advocacy Day
  • NAPBS: Getting Things Done
  • Spotlight on Outstanding Volunteers
  • Better Know a Provider
  • Think Your Past (Tense) Doesn't Matter?
  • Is Your Screening Process Ready
  • NAPBS Accredited Companies
  • Mission, Comments & Article Submission
July - August 2019

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Articles in this issue:

  • NAPBS Bylaws Vote and Globalization Progress
  • Communicating the Importance of International Capabilities
  • NAPBS Overview of FCRA Activity
  • Background Checks in Latin America
  • Get to Know Your International Chapter Chairs
  • APAC: Tech in Background Screening
  • 2019 APAC AGM
  • The Global Learning Center
  • Affinity Program Highlight
  • Global Education Experts at #NAPBS19
  • Better Know a Provider
  • NAPBS Accredited Companies
  • Mission, Comments & Article Submission
September – October 2019

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Articles in this issue:

  • Introducing the New PBSA!
  • How to Build a Grassroots Campaign
  • House Judiciary Committee Hearing
  • State Government Relations Update
  • Second Pennsylvania Advocacy Day
  • Why I Believe in Advocacy
  • Demystifying the U.S. Government Structure
  • Social Media Risk Assessments
  • Quality Program First Steps
  • Affinity Program Highlight
  • Annual Conference Exhibitors & Sponsors
  • Accredited Companies
November – December 2019

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Articles in this issue:

  • Canada's Grassroots Efforts
  • Issue Advocacy: Persuade Others to Action
  • Newly Proposed Federal Rules
  • Build Your Business in 2020
  • Digitalization In Background Screening
  • Affinity Program Highlight
  • Have a Field Day with Rahul
  • Mediocrity Is the Canary In the Coal Mine
  • Accredited Companies
  • Mission, Comments & Article Submission

2018

January - February 2018

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Articles in this issue:

  • Working Together For Change
  • Public Relations Update
  • Legislative Update
  • State Government Relations Update
  • APAC Chapter Annual Meeting
  • Dish Network Decision
  • Validating Identity in the Digital Age
  • How Do You Say "Yes"?
  • Get to Know Your NAPBS Board
  • Learn About the Mid-Year Conference
  • Mission, Comments & Article Submission
March - April 2018

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Articles in this issue:

  • Make a Difference in One Day
  • Public Relations Update
  • Legislative Update
  • State Government Relations Update
  • The Importance of Monitoring Industry Legislation
  • Seattle's Fair Chance Housing Ordinance
  • Still So Much to Do
  • Ban the Box - an NAPBS Perspective
  • 2018 NAPBS Advocacy Day
  • Introducing the Conference Keynote Speaker
  • NAPBS Accredited Companies
  • Mission, Comments & Article Submission
May - June 2018

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Articles in this issue:

  • The Volunteer Journey
  • Public Relations Update
  • Legislative Update
  • Better Know a Provider
  • State Government Relations Update
  • Over 100 Companies Now Accredited
  • NEW NAPBS Affinity Program
  • Ban the Box and Sex Offenses
  • Salary History Bans Sweeping Across Country Face Setbacks
  • Thank You to the NAPBS Volunteers
  • Mid-Year Conference Highlights
  • Mission, Comments & Article Submission
July - August 2018

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Articles in this issue:

  • Strategic Planning 2018 and the Global Taskforce
  • New GDPR Guidance for NAPBS Members
  • Social Media Best Practices in a Global Environment
  • California's Landmark Consumer Privacy Act
  • Better Know a Provider
  • Growth of the NAPBS Europe Chapter
  • NAPBS Accreditation Expansion
  • Get to Know Your International Chapter Chairs
  • Training Staff on Global Screening
  • Recreational Marijuana in Canada - A Reality
  • Passport to the World with the 2018 NAPBS Annual Conference
September - October 2018

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Articles in this issue:

  • You Don't Need a Green Thumb to Work With Grassroots
  • Creating an Effective Grassroots Communications Strategy
  • Privacy Policy Outlook: 116th Congress
  • Better Know a Provider
  • Voices in Advocacy
  • Get Started with Grassroots Advocacy
  • Protect Yourself from the Next Cyber Attack
  • NAPBS Access Subcommittee Update
  • State Advocacy X Games: NAPBS Goes to Sacramento
  • Thank You, Conference Sponsors & Exhibitors
November - December 2018

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Articles in this issue:

  • The Future's So Bright
  • Public Relations Update
  • Legislative Update
  • A Year In Review: Letter from the Executive Director
  • Get Ready for 2019
  • Provider Advisory Group Update
  • Better Know a Provider
  • BSCC: 2018 Recap and a Look Ahead to 2019
  • Global Advisory Council Update
  • Industry Practices Update
  • Get to Know Your NAPBS Board
  • Connecticut Court Rules That Even Federal Contractors Cannot Refuse to Hire Medical Marijuana Users
  • People, Places and Promotions
  • 2019 Mid-Year Legislative & Regulatory Conference

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