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ICE Audits up over 100% in 2018

Posted by Pre-Employ Marketing on August 07, 2018

DHS Homeland Security Investigations plan more audits this year

photo credit: ice.gov

According to ICE's own press release, more than 5,200 businesses around the country have been served a notice of inspection (NOI) this calendar year. Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) the team responsible for monitoring and maintaining compliance continue, stating they intend to increase the NOIs even more, to "create a culture of compliance among employers." 

What does that mean for you as an employer?  Well, you should be prepared for an ICE Audit. If you're wondering what exactly that entails, read on!

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Topics: HR Compliance, I-9 Compliance, E-verify, Lawsuits, Employment Verification

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

5 Reasons You May Hate Your Background Check Company

Posted by Bob Mather on May 10, 2016

We were recently awarded #1 background check company in the nation based on our customer service, and it made us look at the trends over the past 20 years and celebrate the fact that finally, customer service is the number one reason employers love or hate their background check provider. Initially, much attention was given to the technology side of things.

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Topics: HR Compliance, Background Checks

BMW to Pay $1.6 million, Rehire Black Workers : EEOC Background Check

Posted by Bob Mather on September 09, 2015

According to a press release From The EEOC, The U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina entered a consent decree ordering BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC (BMW) to pay $1.6 million and provide job opportunities to alleged victims of race discrimination as part of the resolution of a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). 

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Topics: HR Compliance, Background Checks, EEOC

Hiring Executives Reveal the Weirdest Replies During Job Interviews

Posted by admin on May 22, 2015

Your hiring process is like a fine tuned, well-oiled engine.  The gears begin churning as you identify that you have a vacancy, making sure to cross your T’s and dot your i’s on developing the position description. You plan out how you’re going to recruit and then put the plan into action. Submission after submission begin to roll in as you gather and review applicant's information and create a list of your interview prospects.  Through this, you generate a series of questions hoping to gain the best and most qualified job applicant to join your workforce. 

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Topics: HR Compliance, hiring process, hiring, interview process, Friday Funnies

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