What Is Adverse Action?

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When an employer orders background screening services from a Consumer Reporting Agency (CRA) like Crimcheck, there are numerous legal obligations automatically assigned to the employer by the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). With FCRA-related litigation on the rise, unintentional mistakes resulting from overlooking or misunderstanding these legal obligations may significantly increase an employer’s exposure to […]

HRO Today’s 2021 Baker’s Dozen Winner

Crimcheck is Named a Top Employment Screening Provider in HRO Today’s Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings CLEVELAND, OHIO – December 1, 2021 – Crimcheck Technologies, an award-winning provider of employment background screening, drug testing, and Form I-9/E-Verify solutions was named to the HRO Today’s Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings for Pre-Employment Screening.  HRO Today has acknowledged […]

Crimcheck Joins NMSDC eMarketplace Bringing Diversity to Employment Screening

Cleveland, Ohio – October 27th, 2021 The National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) welcomes Crimcheck to its eMarketplace of certified Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs). The eMarketplace provides a wide pool of potential suppliers of goods and services from companies that have proven the value of diversity, while providing excellence in accomplishing their missions. Users of […]

Crimcheck Wins Prestigious 2021 Weatherhead 100 Award

Cleveland, Ohio – October 27th, 2021 Crimcheck continues to lead the way in the Northeast Ohio region, contributing to the area’s economic growth and development. Their efforts are being recognized by Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management, which selected Crimcheck as a 2021 winner of the Weatherhead 100 award. The Weatherhead 100 are […]

Are National Criminal Database (NCD) Checks Enough?

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So, here you are. Your boss is asking you to hire some new employees for the first time and you are not sure where to start. If only there was an HR department who knew how to handle this! You don’t want to let her down, so you decide to check your resources, those resources […]

New York Increases Criminal Background Search Fee

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In early April 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo enacted the 2019-2020 New York State budget. As part of the new budgetary law, there has been an increase in the fee that will be charged by the New York State Office of Court Administration (OCA) when you order a criminal background record search. The OCA […]

Volunteer Background Checks: Ensuring Trust in Those Who Give Back

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Not too long ago someone could sign up to volunteer as their kid’s soccer coach or at a non-profit, no questions asked. Organizations were so happy just to have someone volunteering to join the cause that they didn’t assume any ill intent or that someone may not be trusted. Today volunteers are held to a […]

US Department of Labor Issues New Joint Employer Guidelines Staffing

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In a move which could have serious implications for staffing agencies, the US Department of Labor (DOL) has just released new joint employer guidelines. The new guidelines were issued on January 20th, 2016 by the DOL’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD). According to the 15-page document which released by the WHD, the new guidelines are […]