During the Trump campaign, there was a lot of discussion about minimizing federal business regulations, so it would not be surprising to see some sweeping changes during his presidency. While this may create some relief for organizations, it could put quite a burden on HR departments to monitor regulations in each state in which their business operates.
If your company is performing background checks on all new hires, good for you! Obviously you care about your business, your employees and your customers’ safety. However, if your Human Resources Department has been processing them the same way for years, it’s probably time to check and make sure that your system is up-to-date and compliant.