Background checks are required in all states when someone buys a firearm from a licensed dealer; it’s a simple process of filling out a form at the counter and usually receiving an immediate approval or denial. There are exceptions, though. Private sellers, including at gun shows, are not required to perform background checks on buyers. Some states, including North Carolina and Georgia, don’t require background checks when customers have concealed carry permits. While the background check figure doesn’t translate directly to gun sales—in fact, the government is prohibited by law from keeping a publicly accessible sales database—background checks are the best metric for predicting purchases. … [Read more...] about Through protests and the pandemic, gun background checks hit record high
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The company said the Reserve Bank of India selected it for a programme to develop, implement and support the Public Credit Registry (PCR), a digital registry to capture and store the credit information of individual and corporate borrowers in India, to enable faster and transparent credit provisioning to a larger set of borrowers. … [Read more...] about TCS Q1 results: COVID-19 weighs on net profit, services see traction — here are the top six takeaways
When looking at diversity practices, location is often left out of the equation, yet it can be a huge factor in reaching diverse talent and building a diverse workforce. As adults, many of us choose where we live based on the job we get. We don’t get the luxury of comparing diverse pie charts or choosing locations that add value to our lives. Many of the most desirable companies are in expensive, unaffordable markets and within areas with minimal diversity. … [Read more...] about Can remote work really improve workplace diversity?