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5 Risk-Reducing Tips for Healthcare Background Screening

Posted by Stacy Prewitt on September 06, 2016

Healthcare providers need to meet several federal and state compliance requirements in order to reduce legal risks, fraud and the protect their patients and their information.

Recruiting and hiring the right healthcare employee can add different levels of risk to your company. Performing a comprehensive background check and verifying licenses on all candidates, employees, volunteers, and contractors can be an effective way to reveal potential risks or concerns that ultimately affect your company.

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Topics: Background Checks, Hiring Compliance, Criminal Record, Lawsuit, FTC, FCRA, Healthcare, Education Verification, Disclosure & Authorization Form, Adverse Action

Employer Beware!... 3 Reasons Not To Conduct Pre-offer Background Checks

Posted by Stacy Prewitt on August 23, 2016

Conducting background checks can reveal key information about employees that strongly indicates how they may perform on the job. However, the timing of when to take this step isn't always clear. While some employers might think that it’s a good idea to request a background check for every candidate that submits a job application, it’s really not to the employer’s advantage.

Consider these 3 factors when conducting background checks on your potential candidates. 

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Topics: Background Checks, EEOC, Hiring Compliance, Interview Process, Criminal Record, Age Discrimination, Lawsuit, Disclosure & Authorization Form, Adverse Action

Are Your Background Check Disclosure and Authorization Forms FCRA-Compliant?

Posted by Bob Mather on August 02, 2016

A rash of class action lawsuits is forcing employers to defend their background check disclosure and authorization forms. The current focus is on disclosure forms that include extraneous information. Here’s what you need to know to lessen your risk of a potential multi-million dollar class action lawsuit.

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Topics: HR Compliance, Lawsuit, FCRA, Disclosure & Authorization Form

How Your Old Hiring Process Might Be Putting You at Risk for a Lawsuit

Posted by admin on October 01, 2015

Today’s world of hiring practices can be tricky and easy to mess up.  It used to be a standard to ask right away if the applicant had a criminal record, but try and do that today and you could end up in a lawsuit for discrimination.

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Topics: Hiring Compliance, Hiring Process, Lawsuit, FCRA

LinkedIn Scores First Win in FCRA Class Action Lawsuit

Posted by Bob Mather on April 16, 2015

According to the courthouse news service website LinkedIn has won the first round (and perhaps the last round) in the class-action lawsuit targeting them for Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) violations.

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Topics: Lawsuit, FCRA, Class Action Lawsuits

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