background check. The plan, being sought by Senator Patricia Miller, would mean the end of the current policy which relies on health care workers honesty about admitting past misdemeanors. The precise details of the plan have not yet been confirmed, but we know that it could affect more than 250,000 licensed professionals in Indiana, including…

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background screening is too important a process to avoid. While a background check may not have prevented this scenario, should Frady be found guilty, a check could certainly prevent such a scenario from happening again. It is becoming more evident that background checks should be performed on every individual that enters your home. It we…

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background check, which led to three children being removed from their home. CPS workers in Houston placed the children in the care of Gabriel Gonzalez, a U.S.-born citizen who has never been arrested, as their mother (Gonzalez’s sister-in-law), was recovering from a drug habit. A background check determined that Gonzalez was an illegal immigrant with…

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criminal background checks for its parent volunteers for the first time this year. While the background checks will be left up to the discretion of the principle of each school, it seems that such a rule is a step forward in our need to make society safer for our children. There is no place safety…

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background checks. While anyone who works with children should face such screening processes, past times have allowed individuals who work within the church a certain level of trust. This trust has seemingly backfired when it comes to circumstances like those in Wagram. Darryl Todd, a 32 year old pastor is facing three counts of statutory…

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pre-employment background checks after a series of errors within local police departments. Venice officials say that they made a mistake when hiring former police office Jerry L. Casey – a mistake that could have been prevented with a background check. After being dismissed from the Venice Police Department Casey was then hired by the Brooklyn…

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drug testing, hair follicle drug testing is one of the newer and more developed ways to determine whether a potential employee uses illegal substances. For those that don’t know too much about it, here are a few facts. In a hair drug test, a small sample of hair is taken from the subject, and examined…

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background checks, can they be accurate? And if they’re not, do we give a false sense of security to people on the site?” she said. “That’s the big concern I have. If someone slips through the cracks… does that create more of a risk for people to not be more prudent?” It’s a fair comment…

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A High school football team in Seattle suffered a shock recently, finding out that one of the volunteers who worked with the team turned out to be a sex offender. This was discovered only after two female students who served as managers to the team complained about inappropriate comments made to them. In yet another…

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drug testing in the workplace isn’t necessary, here are some key statistics which may force them to re-think: 74% of current illegal drug users work. Substance abusers are 33% – 50% less productive than individuals who are not substance abusers. Drug using employees are 3.6 times more likely to have an accident on the job…

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