Brockton Public Schools ramp up background screening procedures

May 07, 2011 Matt Roesly

Enterprise News reports that Brockton Public Schools in Massachusetts will implement an electronic system for tracking Criminal Offender Record Information data after criticism over the decline in CORI requests made since 2007.The news sources


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Treasury secretary says government intervention helped U.S. automakers survive

May 06, 2011 Brian Bradley

In a recent speech in front of the Detroit Economic Club, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said that the Obama administration had made the right call when it infused the U.S. auto industry with government money.He pointed to the fact that


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'Ban the box' criminal background check legislation passed in Philadelphia

May 06, 2011 Matt Roesly

Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter recently signed a new pre-employment screening ordinance into law to remove the question on job applications that asks whether a candidate has ever been arrested or convicted of a crime.The Fair Criminal Screening


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Connecticut bill advocates background checks on elderly care employees

May 05, 2011 Matt Roesly

New legislation was recently proposed in Connecticut that would regulate extensive background checks on healthcare employees who work with the elderly, according to The Connecticut Post.The proposal comes in response to the recent arrest of


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Website generates in-depth criminal history reports for online daters

May 05, 2011 Matt Roesly

Website generates in-depth criminal history reports for online daters

A new website designed to tighten security in the online dating realm was recently launched by a retired law enforcement officer/licensed private investigator and a single mom in Antioch, California.The website, called Romance Reality Check,


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