Revisions To New CORI Law Affecting Massachusetts Employers Are Forthcoming

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Massachusetts State SealEBI has been notified that the Massachusetts Department of Criminal Justice Information Services (DCJIS) has finalized additional details regarding the Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) background check provisions that went into effect on May 4th 2012.  We are still waiting for further clarification regarding these changes and will update our readers as information is published.  We are sending this notification as these new provisions are scheduled to go into effect on May 25th.  Please refer to our April 30th blog posted titled “Additional Massachusetts CORI Reform Compliance Requirements Effective May 4, 2012”.  This new law affects employers seeking criminal history information about applicants and employees who reside in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

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