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>Perry to Require State Agencies to Use E-Verify<

>Perry to Require State Agencies to Use E-Verify< | Employee Background Checks | Scoop.it

"Gov. Rick Perry Announced Wednesday that He Would Require All State Agencies to Use E-Verify"

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E-Verify is a federal electronic employee verification system that aims to prevent the hiring of illegal workers.


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Maine group pushes for background checks before all gun sales - Bangor Daily News

Maine group pushes for background checks before all gun sales - Bangor Daily News | Employee Background Checks | Scoop.it
“People need to be aware of this — that people in Maine can buy a gun without a background check and now be able to carry that same gun without a permit is very concerning,” Emma Connor said.
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"National polls suggest as many as 90% of voters support stricter federal gun laws."


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New program fast tracks employee background checks for Missouri teachers - fox4kc.com

New program fast tracks employee background checks for Missouri teachers - fox4kc.com | Employee Background Checks | Scoop.it
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Employee background checks for Missouri teachers are getting fast tracked after the Missouri State Highway Patrol updated its website for digital information. Administrators at ...
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"Many school districts are already using the technology."



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WV launches new comprehensive background check system for nursing home employees - WTRF

WV launches new comprehensive background check system for nursing home employees - WTRF | Employee Background Checks | Scoop.it
West Virginia Clearance for Access: Registry and Employment Screening (WV CARES), requires applicants for jobs with access to resident of beneficiaries of long-term care services to undergo fingerp...
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"The system requires applicants to undergo fingerprint-based state and national criminal history checks."


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Uber-for-kids service slapped with cease and desist letter - The Orange County ... - OCRegister

Uber-for-kids service slapped with cease and desist letter - The Orange County ... - OCRegister | Employee Background Checks | Scoop.it

Uber-for-kids service slapped with cease and desist letter.

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"As it stands, shuddle is currently out of compliance."


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CEOs Get Less Background Checks Than New Graduates

CEOs Get Less Background Checks Than New Graduates | Employee Background Checks | Scoop.it

Background Screening exposed a leader’s lie in 36% of the companies.

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66% of businesses don't consistently verify backgrounds of new C-suite members.


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Public School background checks do not reveal arrest records

Public School background checks do not reveal arrest records | Employee Background Checks | Scoop.it

A Hattiesburg woman was arrested in connection to a federal indictment, which led authorities to 18 kilos of cocaine and $1.1 million in cash.

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"Her previous arrests were not considered in the hiring process because she was never convicted."


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Pop Warner Football League will background check all 700 members

Pop Warner Football League will background check all 700 members | Employee Background Checks | Scoop.it

"Pop Warner football league volunteer had a criminal conviction against a teen."

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All members of the league, including volunteers, must pass a background check and its against league policy to have a criminal conviction against a minor. 


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IRS Failed to Background Check Contractors

IRS Failed to Background Check Contractors | Employee Background Checks | Scoop.it

Contractors underwent background checks but were not required to sign agreements not to disclose sensitive information.

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In 2012, the IRS issued $4 billion in fraudulent tax refunds to people using stolen identities, according to an inspector general’s report released last year. 


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KC School to Run Background Checks on School Visitors

KC School to Run Background Checks on School Visitors | Employee Background Checks | Scoop.it

Running a background check on every school visitor – that's the goal of a new security measure North Kansas City public schools plan this fall.

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“We’ll check the sex offender database..."


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"No Background Checks Mean Felons at the Fair"

"No Background Checks Mean Felons at the Fair" | Employee Background Checks | Scoop.it
Companies that have hired sex offenders in the past are operating at fairs and carnivals in the Portland area.
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“Extreme Danger”

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"Numerous Bad Drivers Sneak Through Uber's Background Checks"

"Numerous Bad Drivers Sneak Through Uber's Background Checks" | Employee Background Checks | Scoop.it
NBC Chicago Chicago news team finds numerous drivers slip through Uber's background checks Madison.com A Chicago NBC affiliate decided to check out the controversial rideshare company's claim that it conducts background checks on its drivers, who...
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"Plenty of Ex-Cons Slipped Through.”

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Lessons From the Uber Background Check Gaff

Lessons From the Uber Background Check Gaff | Employee Background Checks | Scoop.it
A few months ago, PandoDaily broke a story that a driver for Uber, the popular ride-sharing service, assaulted a passenger, called him a “dirty Mexican faggot,” and then struck him. PandoDaily later reported that the driver had an extensive criminal history, including […]
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California official to propose background checks for ammunition buys - Al Jazeera America

California official to propose background checks for ammunition buys - Al Jazeera America | Employee Background Checks | Scoop.it
California's Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom is proposing a 2016 ballot measure requiring tough new gun controls including background checks for ammunition
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The ballot initiative would ask voters to make five changes to state law.


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Court puts hold on state universities' background checks policy - PennLive.com

Court puts hold on state universities' background checks policy - PennLive.com | Employee Background Checks | Scoop.it
The faculty union at the 14 state-owned universities scored a victory by convincing a Commonwealth Court judge to order a temporary halt to a policy that required all employees at those campuses to obtain background checks.
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'I don't think it even should've gotten to this point."



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New law requiring background checks for camp employees named after Beau Biden - WDEL 1150AM

New law requiring background checks for camp employees named after Beau Biden - WDEL 1150AM | Employee Background Checks | Scoop.it
A new child protection law named in honor of former Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden that reforms state requirements for criminal background checks on people who work with children was signed by Gov.
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"This has become an expectation that parents would have."


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New law updates background check requirements for volunteers, employees - Penn State News

New law updates background check requirements for volunteers, employees - Penn State News | Employee Background Checks | Scoop.it
New state rules clarifying background check requirements for university employees and volunteers overseeing children were signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf on July 1.
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"The focus is to help insure that those who work around children do not have a history of abusing children."


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FBI Database Is Anything but a Gold Standard for Employment Screening

FBI Database Is Anything but a Gold Standard for Employment Screening | Employee Background Checks | Scoop.it

"The FBI database is far from perfect and should never be regarded as the most reliable source for comprehensive and accurate background screening."

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The FBI’s database does not contain up-to-date sex offender registry information.


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Want to volunteer in a kids' program in Pennsylvania? Prepare for background checks

Want to volunteer in a kids' program in Pennsylvania? Prepare for background checks | Employee Background Checks | Scoop.it

Bill will require background checks of all youth program volunteers.

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All clean checks are good for three years, after which they must be renewed.


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Thoroughly, Regularly Vet Your Employees

Thoroughly, Regularly Vet Your Employees | Employee Background Checks | Scoop.it

I am troubled by the number of recent news stories about government employees and incidents of major theft, fraud and other conduct that would have been discovered in a pre-employment background check.

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Solid background checks on prospective employees can save embarrassment, legal anguish and financial trouble.


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Tuscaloosa Police charge Uber driver with possession of nearly quarter pound marijuana, drinking vodka while driving

Tuscaloosa Police charge Uber driver with possession of nearly quarter pound marijuana, drinking vodka while driving | Employee Background Checks | Scoop.it
Less than month since Uber launched its ride-share service in Tuscaloosa, police have arrested one driver for possession of marijuana and issued several citations to other drivers for violating the city's taxicab ordinance.
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"Is UBER being set up?"


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Background101.com Announces a Complimentary Background Screening Analysis for HR Directors, Businesses, and Management Responsible for Making Safe Hiring Decisions

Background101.com Announces a Complimentary Background Screening Analysis for HR Directors, Businesses, and Management Responsible for Making Safe Hiring Decisions | Employee Background Checks | Scoop.it

Joe Beck, the Background101.com Director of Corporate Sales, is offering every business, industry or organization in need of background screening services, a complimentary evaluation to ensure that each client is on the most suitable plan based on its current and future needs.

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Call 866-744-6438 Ext. 277 or jbeck@background101.com,for a free in-depth analysis and learn how to fully optimize a custom background screening program.


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"The Lies People Tell on a Resume"

"The Lies People Tell on a Resume" | Employee Background Checks | Scoop.it

"We all know the story of the little boy who’s nose would grow every time he told a lie."

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"Any Pinocchio Types in Your Office?" 


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"Workplace Friend Turns Out to Be Private Investigator for Boss"

"Workplace Friend Turns Out to Be Private Investigator for Boss" | Employee Background Checks | Scoop.it
Q. Four months ago, my boss asked me to help train a new employee. She was personable, and we hit it off. Soon we were exchanging details of our lives and frequently ate lunch together.

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Court says: "Sue the Private Investigator"

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Private Investigators's curator insight, June 3, 2014 8:41 AM

Finding their personal lives exposed, 55 current and former employees sued K Mart for this privacy invasion by a private investigator.

John Archdale's curator insight, July 10, 2014 9:51 AM

totally acceptable

 

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"Deeper Broker Background Checks are Necessary"

"Deeper Broker Background Checks are Necessary" | Employee Background Checks | Scoop.it
Implementing a rule that would require mandatory background checks on new brokers could help uncover crucial information
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Finra Plans to begin comparing publicly reported information about brokers against public court documents.

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