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Automated background screening causing headaches for renters

Admin July 2, 2020
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When a landlord ran an automated background screening report on a prospective tenant in 2018 the results were surprising to say the least. The check returned countless drug related charges, jumping bail and selling meth, a DWI along with disorderly conduct. However the real injustice was that none of the charges related to the applicant. The burgeoning demand for the…

Illinois background checks almost double in March

Admin April 25, 2020
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A record number of Illinois background checks have been carried out in March.  These checks relating to firearms sales. As a result the record numbers peaked in the second half of March. Activity in this period confirms  increased pandemic concerns. Fears over lock down and Coronavirus fuelled the surge. Moreover 60,000 background checks were processed in March. Around 80% of…

MTA Background Check On Transit Workers Flawed

Admin December 10, 2019
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The MTA background check has allowed some employees with convictions for serious crime to slip through the net. According to a recent audit from the inspector general of the MTA points to flaws in both the city and the authority’s background checks. The Inspector General (MTA) found major failings especially relating to large numbers of applicant’s histories. The findings applied…

Tenant Background Check Could be Banned in Berkeley

Admin November 22, 2019
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Those renters filling out a tenant background check who have a felony in Berkeley know that their application may well be destined for the shredder. The check boxes for references and employment history are a breeze but there’s one check box that is a real fly in the ointment. Activists and numerous elected officials now want Berkeley to implement “Ban…

Ohio Background Check Laws to be Enhanced

Admin September 9, 2019
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The Ohio background check system has been described as dangerously deficient. Of the 500,000 warrants open in Ohio only around 18,000 were registered in to the federal background check system. Seen as a “major flaw” by the governor as the system is there to vet those purchasing guns and prohibit purchases to those who should be barred from ownership. A…

Background Checks for Day Care Employees HR 3986

Admin August 7, 2019
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A new bill addressing requirements for background checks for day care employees (HR 3986) has been widely supported following recent tragedies in Iowa. The Child Care Protection Improvement Act of 2019 seeks to address obstacles in respect of background checks for day care employees who are in receipt of funding from the CCDBG (Child Care Development Block Grant) and that…