Posts Tagged: school volunteer background checks

EEOC Letter to Peace Corps Offers Insight on Employment Criminal Records

If you’re an employer or nonprofit agency and you are either obligated or striving to avoid employment discrimination, this should interest you. And if you’ve been following the recent EEOC hearings and anticipated policy updates, this bit of news might provide some valuable foreshadowing of what lies ahead. The EEOC recently wrote an informal letter… Read more »

Background Checks for School Volunteers: Necessary or Not?

A school district wouldn’t think of hiring an employee to work in its schools without first conducting a background check on the individual. In fact, most state have made this practice a statutory requirement making it highly unlikely that any organization that hires workers with access to children will not require screening their employees. When… Read more »