Archive for July 2011

Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) amendment

types of background checks available to landlords and companies, such checks are an integral way they ensure that their tenants or franchisees are honest and reliable. However, should you perform a credit check on an individual and find a problem, the rules have now changed. If you use a credit score and take adverse action…

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Employment checks in North Carolina

2011 NC Small Business Person of the Year. Providing a cost-effective service, quick turnaround and unbeatable customer service, if you need to perform employment checks in North Carolina, then MYB is the route to go. Why the rise in unemployment? There could be a couple of reasons as to why we have suddenly seen unemployment rise, despite the…

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The different types of background checks explained

employment verification. Credit Checks These are not always performed as part of employment verification, and are known as a type of background check saved for specific job roles – such as those in finance, or government positions. Credit checks are a part of staff testing that will recognize any individuals with a poor credit record –…

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Judge upholds OSHA recordkeeping citation: MSD is work-related

Occupational Safety and Health Administration) is describing as the first decision of its kind, Administrative Law Judge Patrick B. Augustine of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission recently upheld an OSHA recordkeeping citation issued against Caterpillar Logistics Services, Inc. for failing to record a musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) case on the OSHA 300 Log that…

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Employment Law Update

New State Immigration Law North Carolina Governor Bev Purdue signed legislation on June 24th to require employers and local governments to use E-Verify. House Bill 36 requires counties, cities and employers to to use the federal E-Verify program to verify the work authorization of newly hired employees, in a three step process that will apply…

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EEOC to discuss employment screening July 26th

employment screening purposes on Tuesday, July 26, in Washington, D.C.  The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS), which we are members of, is preparing comments for submittal to the EEOC on the relevance and benefits of access to criminal history records by employers. NAPBS is also partnering with other associations and coalitions as we…

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CORI checks and summer camps

closer look at its employees and the recreation director has been put on leave after town leaders said she didn’t get criminal background checks on the summer staff members. Background checks have not been done in the town for two years for high school and college students. Authorities said this is against the law. “I…

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Staff testing: employment checks and drug screening

pre-employment background checks and drug screening. Both of these can play a very significant role in staff testing and the employees you bring into the company, primarily ensuring that all new hires are well suited to your organization and have the right personality, values and work ethic to succeed. Let’s take a look at each…

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