California's Governor Jerry Brown has ensured that his state joins the handful of states requiring home health agencies to conduct thorough background checks prior to hiring senior home care workers. Legislation is not scheduled to be in place until January 2016.
The Home Care Services Consumer Protection Act of 2013 requires agencies to run background checks on employees and list aides in an online registry. Home Care Agencies must also provide a license certifying their compliance with basic ...
Intellicorp, Caregiverlist’s background check provider of choice, has been named to Workforce Management’s 2013 Hot List of Employment Screening Providers. This is InelliCorp’s 7th consecutive year named on the annual list, which highlights the top providers of background screening products and services.
Background checks have increased over the last 12 months, despite the recent “ban the box” movement, removing the section of a job application concerning criminal ...
New legislation in Rhode Island mandating background checks in various job sectors has lead to the highest volume of pre-employment checks ever recorded at the state’s attorney general’s office.
Jobs that require the limited Rhode Island criminal history background check include those in the caregiving job sector, such as assisted-living administrators, home nursing care providers, home health care providers, nursing service agency employees and those in adult supportive care.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has responded to a recent letter sent from nine state Attorneys General asking the agency to reconsider its guidance on the use of criminal background checks conducted by potential employers.
The EEOC brought lawsuit against companies who used criminal background checks to deny employment. The agency contended that companies like Freeman Companies, a national events marketing organization, ”rejected job applicants based on their credit hi...
The Maine House of Representatives has passed bill LD 549 allowing for a one-time shoplifting conviction to be sealed from public view and thus not seen on criminal background checks.
Originally, the bill was to include a variety of non-violent, non-sexual crimes, but lawmakers amended the bill to seal the records of only those convicted of a Class E theft charge, where the person was older than 18, but not yet 21 years of age. Also, at least 4 years have had to have passed since ser...
Culled from a variety of sources, this Background Check Glossary of Terms is not meant to be all encompassing. Some judicial systems may use different terminology and background check laws vary from state to state. When in doubt, please seek legal counsel.
A person who aids or contributes in the commission or concealment of a crime.
A person in any way involved with another in the commisssion ...
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