Background Checks

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Prosecutors Say Uber Claims About Thorough Background Checks Are Misleading

“We have come to learn that they have drivers who are convicted sex offenders, identity thieves, burglars, kidnappers, and a convicted murderer, and this is just in LA alone,” said the San Francisco DA.



Expert Outlines Guidelines Employers Must Follow In Conducting Background Checks

Companies are doing more than calling to verify a prospective employee’s work history, CBS News Business Analyst Jill Schlesinger reports.


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Taxi Cab Drivers Circle City Hall In Protest Of Ride-Share Services

Hundreds of taxi cab drivers Tuesday were slowly circling City Hall to protest the rise of unregulated ride-share services.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/25/2013

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Lawmakers Focus On Bullets In New Proposed Gun Laws

California lawmakers are now focusing on the bullets, instead of guns, as they continue to try and curb gun violence.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/02/2013

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Supreme Court Grapples With NASA Privacy Questions

How much information is too much when it comes to security at a government installation in a post-9/11 world?