How Can the Improper Use of Background Checks Could Get You Sued?

Crimcheck | Pre-Employment & Background Check Information

The company was accused of wrongly using background checks when making hiring decisions. another staffing firm – was slapped with a similar class action lawsuit for improper criminal background checks. As such, you just cannot conduct background checks haphazardly.

How to Ensure Accuracy in Employee Background Screening

Crimcheck | Pre-Employment & Background Check Information

The accuracy of criminal records used in employment screening has become a major issue for both employers and employment background screening providers (legally known as consumer reporting agencies (CRAs)) in Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) related litigation. or offshore.

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Staffing Companies Beware: Improper Use Of Background Checks Could Get You Sued

Crimcheck | Pre-Employment & Background Check Information

The company was accused of wrongly using background checks when making hiring decisions. another staffing firm – was slapped with a similar class action lawsuit for improper criminal background checks. According to the lawsuit, Aerotek conducted a criminal background check on an employee, Craig Mitchell. When the background check returned a criminal record, the company fired him. This caused employers to step up their compliance efforts.

History of Background Checks

Peopletrail

What do you know about the history of background checks? Here is a brief history of employment background checks that should give an idea of why it is such an important exercise from the employer’s perspective. History of background checks is often overlooked.

How PACER Would Help Employers with Faster & More Accurate Background Checks

Cisive

Ensuring workplace safety is the primary reason 96% of employers conduct background checks, according to a survey conducted by HR.com , but more than half of employers also conduct screenings to improve the quality of their hires. How PACER Impacts Employer Background Checks.

Illinois Equal Pay Act To Require Employer Pay Data Reporting

Trusaic

First, SB 1480 amends Illinois’ Equal Pay Act of 2003 to require certain employers to obtain an “Equal Pay Registration Certificate”. The penalties for non-compliance are stringent and include fines of 1% of gross profits , as well as the termination of state contracts. .

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Don’t Get Caught Behind the Curve!

Aurico

Merriam-Webster defines “compliance” as the conformity in fulfilling official requirements. Many organizations have a legal department or a Compliance Officer tasked with keeping their companies on the right track. Numerous federal, state, and local laws and ordinances change every day, impacting compliance requirements or best practices related to pre-employment background screening. To receive Aurico Compliance Updates, sign up here.

Disability Discrimination: Terminated Cancer Survivor’s ADA Claim Fails, Part 1

HR Daily Advisor

Background. Medtronic, a medical device maker, hired Willow as a credit representative in 2003. She informed Medtronic of her disability as a cancer survivor with long-term health effects. During their talks, Kristy stated that she perceived Willow as desiring power in the workplace and made a reference to Nazis or Hitler. When Willow returned, she made an informal request for accommodations based on her doctor’s recommendation. By Steve Jones. The U.S.

Reinventing Diversity At Corning

SuccessFactors

centric, compliance-focused effort, today has grown into a celebration of diversity and inclusion on a global scale. This philosophy starts at the top with our CEO, Wendell Weeks, who says , “innovation depends on a diversity of ideas, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds. I graduated from the industrial labor relations program at Cornell University, where some of the best research in this area was conducted.

A Discussion with Melbourne, Australia’s, Thomas Leen: “Building Trust is the Foundation to a Healthy Work Environment”

Thrive Global

Can you please tell us a little bit about yourself and your professional background? This is where I got my first exposure to Information Security as part of my role to protect the company’s sensitive electronic data such as product designs and blueprints.

Campus Prevention Network Legal Brief

EverFi - HR

This Brief is approved for external distribution, but the information is not intended as legal advice. Please consult with legal counsel to ensure your institution’s compliance with applicable legal requirements. Criminal records are often inaccurate or misleading, or both.