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Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring

Posted by Bob Mather on February 14, 2017

Ban the Box: LA and Beyond

The Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box) became law in January 2017. This new initiative will impact employers in LA, but may have far-reaching effects. With employment legislation, California often leads the nation in trends and enforcement, so employers across the country may want to take heed. The ordinance prohibits employers from inquiring about criminal history until a conditional job offer has been made.

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Topics: Ban the Box, hiring compliance, hiring process, hiring, Fair Chance Process, Fair Chance Initiative

Pre-Employ Ranked #1 for Customer Service in the Background Check Industry

Posted by Bob Mather on January 05, 2017

Pre-employ recognized as the best provider of background check services in the country!

Pre-employ is pleased to announce that for the second year in a row, we have been awarded the title of Best Background Check Service by the nationally-recognized publication, Business News Daily.
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Topics: Background Checks, hiring process, customer service

Pre-employ Tops the List of Background Check Services at #1 for 2nd Year

Posted by Bob Mather on February 26, 2016

Pre-employ recognized as the best provider of background check services in the country!

Pre-employ is pleased to announce that for the second year in a r ow , we have been awarded the title of Best Background Check Service by the nationally-recognized publication, Business News Daily. The reviewers (led by Senior Writer C had Brooks) were “. ..most impressed with the high level of customer service the company offers and how easy [Pre-employ’s] background reports are to read and navigate. ” The award applies to both Pre-employ . com and our subsidiary website m ybackgroundcheck.com, both of which were reviewed together . See the ranking criteria from the Business News Daily
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Topics: Background Checks, hiring process, customer service

How to Comply With FCRA and EEOC When Hiring

Posted by Bob Mather on February 10, 2016

The hiring process has become a compliance minefield. Not long ago, it was commonplace to ask upfront whether the applicant had a criminal record. Doing so today could result in a discrimination lawsuit

Whether hiring or promoting an existing employee, companies are stuck between two opposing legal risks. On one hand, they must avoid discriminating against those with criminal backgrounds (to comply with FCRA and EEOC). On the other hand, they’re nervous about potential claims of negligent-hiring. 

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Topics: EEOC, hiring compliance, hiring process, hiring, FCRA

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

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