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The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) exists to advance excellence in the screening profession.

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Webinar – Why Employee (and Company) Happiness Begins At Screening: How smart, digitally-driven, human engagement is the key to the future of employment screening
April 24, 2019, 3 p.m. ET
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Webinar – The Evolution of Background Screening and Proper Use of Data
May 8, 2019, 3 p.m. ET
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Webinar – Getting It Right the First Time: Top 10 Lessons Learned From Background Screening Accuracy Cases
May 22, 2019, 3 p.m. ET
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Latest News

Apr 2, 2019
Recent GAO Report and Fair Housing Act Ruling

Jan 31, 2019
GAO Interview Follow-up

Dec 18, 2018
Industry Survey & GAO Interview

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Legislative Updates

April 16, 2019
NAPBS Response to Request For Information Regarding Feedback on Data Privacy, Protection and Collection
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April 12, 2019
Update on NY OCA Fee Increase
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April 3, 2019
New York Budget Included Drastic Increase to OCA Search Fees
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Tenant Screening Questions
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Branching Out From Tenant to Employment Screening
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California Background Checks
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