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Employment Background Check

Our field-tested solutions are designed to assist you with employee background checks, background check guidelines and pre-employment screening.

You’ll also gain a full understanding of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, to guarantee you’re in compliance with every facet of employment background checks

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Q. I'd like to contact an applicant's former employer, but that employer wasn't included in the applicant's reference list. Can I call the employer anyway? —A.T., Wyoming

A recent Texas Court of Appeals case is good news for employers who run health care facilities, such as mental health centers. Reason: Patients who claim that the facility negligently hired employees who subsequently assaulted the patient will have to meet the very stringent rules on the Texas Medical Liability and Insurance Improvement Act ...

When you're thinking about discharging a problem employee, consider running a criminal background check. In many cases, discovering a serious crime conviction can provide additional justification ...

As an employer, you can't always wait on a background check before offering a job, so you have to rely on applicants' oral and written statements to make the offer. But when the background check comes back to reveal that the person lied, you have the absolute right to terminate that individual for dishonesty ...

HR Law 101: Make it your policy never to hire a candidate without a reference/background check. Your organization could be held liable for “negligent hiring” or “failure to warn” should the employee turn violent on the job. If the employee’s past history would have revealed a problem but you didn’t spot it because you didn’t check, the courts will say you “should have known.” Your firm not only might have to pay damages but also would suffer a loss of reputation ...    
 

 

HR Law 101: If you fail to do background checks on applicants for certain positions, you could make yourself vulnerable to a negligent-hiring lawsuit by any worker or customer who’s been hurt by a violent employee. You should check applicants’ backgrounds especially for positions such as day care worker, security guard and sales representative ...

Here’s how a corporate recruiter would advise you to land a job as an executive in a public company:
On June 20, Pennsylvania became the latest state to set stiff penalties for any business found guilty of mishandling sensitive employee information. That makes 45 states and the District of Columbia that have passed similar identity-protection laws over the past four years.
Say you want to open another office or relocate to a more modern space, but you can’t afford to lease or buy a new location. One possible solution: Contract for a “virtual” office.
Issue: Must you seek permission each time you want to review an employees' credit record?
Benefit: As a new court ruling shows, the answer is 'no;' you can obtain one ...
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