Red Cross worker charged with theft, others call for stricter background screenings

Mar 04, 2011 Matt Roesly

Those in the nonprofit healthcare field are trusted with taking care of some of the most vulnerable members of society.But after a woman in Massachusetts hired by the Red Cross was charged with stealing more than $250,000, the question of whether


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More than 90 percent of nursing homes hire criminals

Mar 04, 2011 Matt Roesly

A review of criminal history records found that 92 percent of nursing facilities employed at least one worker who had at least one criminal conviction, the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the Inspector General recently


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Debt assumed during holiday season can have long-term effects

Mar 04, 2011 Brian Bradley

Consumerism reached a number of new records during the 2010 holiday season, but despite consumer willingness to spend, individuals will be paying for their purchases well after the shine of new gifts wears off. According to new data released


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Tenant background screening has tangible results

Mar 04, 2011 Matt Roesly

The rate at which individuals and families rent property is not going to slow down any time soon, which is heightening the need for landlords and property managers to increase their rates of background screening. Such a measure will ensure


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Background check fails to reveal legal troubles for recently hired Florida headmaster

Mar 04, 2011 Matt Roesly

Background check fails to reveal legal troubles for recently hired Florida headmaster

A flawed background check may have failed to alert members of a school committee of a recently hired headmaster's pending felony charge for writing a fake check.The Palm Beach Post reports that the staff at the Summit Christian School in West


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