In what could become the largest-ever employer-related settlement claim, a Federal Court judge ruled that school bus contractor, First Student, is part of a proposed $5.9 million settlement fixed to criminal background checks that were …READ MORE
Not to be opportunists but the recent bus accident in New York is salient example of what can happen to a company when an employee is implicated negatively and there is loss of life. When …READ MORE
Inspector General Releases Report, “Nursing Facilities’ Employment of Individuals with Criminal Convictions"
Findings offer important implications for criminal background checks at nursing facilities
At the request of a member of Congress, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) recently released the results of its evaluation of Medicare and Medicaid …
We frequently read of negligent suits brought on by claimants who contend they were injured in some way by an accused subject whose owed duty of care was not upheld. In other words, individuals, …READ MORE
Ronald Reagan once famously said that the nine most terrifying words in the English language are: “I'm from the government and I'm here to help.” I’m betting a leadership team in Denver isn’t feeling particularly …READ MORE
A unanimous ruling in the privacy rights case brought by JPL scientists and researchers says background checks conducted by NASA are appropriate.
Announced earlier this month, the case of NASA v Nelson resulted in a unanimous …
Fleet Alert® is an affordable automated solution to easily monitor driver records and backgrounds for improved safety and fleet management.
Today we announced the release of our latest background screening solution for the transportation industry. …READ MORE
In an effort to save costs and undercut competitors’ prices, some background screening companies choose to outsource some or all of their employment screening duties to lower-cost overseas suppliers. These screening companies are, unfortunately, …READ MORE
A recent two-part article written by well-known HR thought leader, Dr. John Sullivan, and published on ERE.net explored the question, “What’s Wrong with Reference Checking?” Pretty much everything, was the overarching opinion.
In part one, …READ MORE
Corporate leaders, physicians, pharmacists, and teachers are other examples of positions that carry a significant level of trust and influence over fellow employees, customers, and the public at large.
In such cases, the need for background screening extends beyond the norm.