Columbus, OH (PRWEB) April 01, 2014
OPENonline, a leading provider of employment background screening and investigative services that is accredited by the NAPBS® Background Screening Credentialing Council will attend the NAPBS® 2014 Mid-Year Legislative and Regulatory Conference in Arlington, Virginia. Attendees will hear from industry experts and government officials on issues affecting the background screening industry. In addition, OPENonline will attend Capitol Hill Day, which provides an opportunity to speak with legislators.
“For more than ten years, we have been committed to supporting NAPBS® and attending the yearly conferences,” said Heather Browning, Executive Vice President at OPENonline. “We strongly believe in their mission to promote ethical business practices, compliance with the FCRA, equal employment opportunity, and state and international consumer protection laws relating to the background screening industry.”
Tammie Freshley, Executive Director of Customer Operations and Compliance at OPENonline views NAPBS® as a key resource in keeping clients up-to-date on important industry news. “Our clients benefit from the NAPBS® provided educational programs and professional standards that are a key component to the quality customer care we deliver to our clients,” said Freshley.
One of the speakers at the NAPBS® 2014 Mid-Year Legislative and Regulatory Conference is Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Chair Jacqueline Berrien.
Also speaking at the event is Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens. Notably, in July of 2013, Olens along with eight other state attorneys general sent a letter to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission raising questions and concerns regarding the EEOC’s position on bright-line criminal background screens in hiring.
Founded in 2003 as a not-for-profit trade association, the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS®) represents the interests of more than 700 member companies around the world that offer tenant, employment and background screening. NAPBS® provides relevant programs and training aimed at empowering members to better serve clients and maintain standards of excellence in the background screening industry, and presents a unified voice in the development of national, state and local regulations. For more information, visit http://www.napbs.com.
OPENonline is accredited by the NAPBS® Background Screening Credentialing Council and is the leading provider of background screening and investigative solutions. OPENonline is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, and serves clients around the world. The company has offices throughout the United States, with primary administrative locations in Ohio, Oregon and California. OPENonline offers a broad range of employment screening, drug screening and employment eligibility verification services, including SelectHire®, a one stop solution for employment screening. The company is dedicated to helping customers save time and money by providing background information that is current, accurate and compliant with exceptional customer service. Each of OPENonline’s Safe Hiring Background Specialists are U.S.–based, FCRA certified and compliant with state and federal laws. For more information, visit http://www.OPENonline.com or call 1-888-381-5656.