This news article from WTOP in Washington D.C. recently caught our attention . In the piece, author Abigail Constantino discusses key background check tips for employers and applicants. She also states that this August, a middle school counselor in Virginia was fired after being convicted of soliciting prostitution from a minor. Fairfax County Public Schools […]
Company Faces a Potential $5 Million Class Action Lawsuit Due to FCRA Non-Compliance
Currently, a logistics company faces a potential $5 million class action lawsuit due to FCRA non-compliance. What are the chances of a similar scenario harming your business? Are you putting yourself at risk? To maintain their reputation and continue to provide services, companies should do everything in their power to avoid lawsuits like this. Attempting […]
Are You Inspecting What You Are Expecting?
Are you inspecting what you are expecting from applicants and service providers? We came across an article recently about a counseling service for victims of sexual abuse that hired a sexual offender. In the past, we’ve discussed how important it is for individuals to inquire about a business’ screening practices for employees and the contractors they […]
Are You Documenting Falsification of Company Documents?
Some in the media who have reported on this court case and have, in our opinion, avoided the important fact that the plaintiff was found to have made a falsification of company documents. This article reports that a unanimous three-judge panel of the court ruled May 3 that while the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) […]
Lax Screening Procedures Result in $375 Million Dollar Verdict
In a recent verdict, Charter Communications was found negligent in a technician’s murder of a Texas customer in part due to lax screening procedures. The killing of the 83-year-old woman, who was murdered in her home one day after a cable service call, is a heartbreaking event that could have been prevented. A Dallas County […]
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