Pre-Employ Blog

New York State Increases Fees for Criminal History Records

Posted by Pre-Employ Marketing on April 22, 2019

Legislation has passed as part of the 2019/2020 New York State budget that increases the cost of the criminal history record fees conducted by the Office of Court Administration’s (OCA) Criminal History Records Search (CHRS) Unit to $95 each. The legislation fee increase is now in effect.

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Topics: New York, Hiring Compliance, Criminal Record, Criminal Searches, Criminal Background Checks

Are FBI Fingerprints Criminal Background Checks Flawed?

Posted by Bob Mather on May 25, 2016

The Society of Human Resources (SHRM) explains that relying on FBI fingerprint background checks can be flawed and risky for employers

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Topics: Criminal Searches

Pre-Employ Wins “Best Background Check Company” 2nd Year in a Row

Posted by admin on March 02, 2016

What do Tom Hanks, Katharine Hepburn, and Pre-Employ all have in common? Besides our good looks, it would be the fact that we’ve all won an impressive award back to back. Katharine Hepburn and Tom Hanks won the coveted Oscar two years in a row (Ms. Hepburn in 1968 for Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner and in 1969 for The Lion in Winter, and Mr. Hanks in 1994 for Philadelphia and in 1995 for Forrest Gump), and Pre-employ has been awarded “Best Background Check Company” by Business News Daily for a second straight year.

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Topics: Background Checks, Customer Service, Criminal Searches