Background checks move to the forefront

The Supreme Court has refused to stop federal investigations into the private lives of people who want to work at government installations _ even those who don\...

The Supreme Court says government background checks asking potential employees and contractors for personal information do not violate privacy. The decision settles a suit brought by scientists working under contract with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Debra Roth, partner at the law firm, Shaw, Bransford and Roth. tells Federal News Radio she saw this coming.

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