Yearly Archives: 2016

/2016

Why applicant job history should be checked. (No Background Check of Pilots)

..The investigation found that both pilots had been fired from their previous jobs.. Chavez for missing training and Marchese for poor performance and inattention to details. The NTSB noted that Execuflight owner Augusto Lewkowicz told investigators he hired Marchese and Chavez based on recommendations of other pilots and that he didn't check with their former [...]

By |2016-10-25T14:45:31-04:00October 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why applicant job history should be checked. (No Background Check of Pilots)

Background Checks What Employers Need to Know

A joint publication of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Federal Trade Commission When making personnel decisions - including hiring, retention, promotion, and reassignment - employers sometimes want to consider the backgrounds of applicants and employees. For example, some employers might try to find out about the person's work history, education, criminal record, financial [...]

By |2018-12-05T20:20:46-04:00September 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Background Checks What Employers Need to Know

Fidelifacts Drug Screening

Fidelifacts has established a partnership with i3screen and leveraged more than 100 years of combined expertise with cutting edge technology for a smarter screening process. Employment screening & total program management for both DOT & Non-DOT employers through the most dynamic technology available today. Contact us with the type of testing you need done, 5, 7, [...]

By |2018-12-05T20:20:47-04:00August 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Fidelifacts Drug Screening

Santa Clara County California Criminal Checks

Strike over: Court clerks in Santa Clara County vote to return to work.  There will be a backlog of paperwork but operations will come back too normal soon.   http://www.mercurynews.com/bay-area-news/ci_30245862/strike-over-court-clerks-santa-clara-county-vote

By |2016-08-17T11:12:40-04:00August 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Santa Clara County California Criminal Checks

New York City ban on credit reports for employment

Legislation passed by the NYC Council and signed into law by Mayor Bill Deblasio severely restricts NYC based employers from using CREDIT REPORTS or any credit related information when checking a job applicant. There are some exceptions - mostly involving applicants who are FINRA members or may become FINRA members. It also appears that employers, [...]

By |2016-10-27T16:06:25-04:00May 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

TO ALL NY EMPLOYERS Re: Criminal records.

The state of New York has passed an amendment to the General Business Law that essentially seems to require two new steps in the employment process to take effect in 2009. We strongly urge that you to check with your legal department for full details and the requirements of this new law. In essence, it [...]

By |2018-12-05T20:20:47-04:00April 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on TO ALL NY EMPLOYERS Re: Criminal records.

FCRA Changes

FTC HAS POSTED NEW REGULATIONS REGARDING THE FAIR CREDIT REPORTING ACT AND THE OBLIGATIONS OF OUR CLIENTS (USERS). IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOU REVIEW THESE REGULATIONS. PDF FCRA Summary

By |2018-12-05T20:20:47-04:00February 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on FCRA Changes

CREDIT REPORTS & WASHINGTON STATE RESIDENTS NEW LEGISLATION:

On April 18, 2007, Washington Governor Christine Gregoire signed into law a bill prohibiting employers from accessing a consumer report on an employee's or applicant's credit worthiness, credit standing, or credit capacity for employment purposes unless such information is substantially related to the individual's current or potential job or required by law. An employer also [...]

By |2016-02-17T20:04:33-04:00February 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on CREDIT REPORTS & WASHINGTON STATE RESIDENTS NEW LEGISLATION:

NOTICE TO OREGON EMPLOYERS OR EMPLOYERS HIRING OREGON RESIDENTS New Legislation

The Governor of Oregon signed into law a bill that bans employers in the State of Oregon from (with a few exceptions) obtaining or using for employment purposes information contained in the credit history of an applicant for employment or an employee. The bill would prevent employers from utilizing credit reports in employment including hiring, [...]

By |2016-02-17T20:03:20-04:00February 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on NOTICE TO OREGON EMPLOYERS OR EMPLOYERS HIRING OREGON RESIDENTS New Legislation