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Lawsuit Takes Big Bite out of Waffle House Hiring Procedures

Disclosures! Disclosures! Disclosures! Like several other restaurants before them, Waffle House is dealing with a lawsuit alleging unfair background check procedures. This time the lawsuit against the 24-hour diner stems from improper communication about, and disclosure forms for, conducting a background check.  A man claims that Waffle House illegally ran a background check on him […]

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Update – Judge Dismisses FCRA Class Action Lawsuit

A lawsuit that claimed messy background check paperwork distributed by Kohl’s Department Stores Inc. violated Federal law, has been tossed out by a California judge. The ruling comes fairly swiftly on the heels of the initial court appearance, which we wrote about here on ActiveCare.Lawsuit DismissedThe judge dismissed the case after finding the employees who […]

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Tough Time for Amazon – Two Lawsuits Filed for Alleged FCRA Violations

Amazon may want to double-check its job fair hiring procedures after two people have come forward claiming they were unfairly eliminated as applicants after erroneous background checks.And they better do it quickly if they want to hire this many people for the holiday season.Non-disclosure Could Cost YouThe online mega-retailer now finds itself the subject of […]

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Judge Disses FCRA Class Action Claim

Complying with the Fair Credit Reporting Act is supposed to be relatively straightforward for employers, but it continues to be one of the biggest stumbling blocks. The latest company to get accused of violating FCRA law is Kohl’s Department Stores Inc., but this time, a judge appears to be siding with the store.Plaintiff’s accused Kohl’s […]

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Chipotle Facing Meaty FCRA Class Action Lawsuit

It’s been a tough year for Chipotle. In January, a major pork shortage that affected nearly a third of all locations nationwide disrupted the chain’s carnitas supply for months. Last month, the burrito chain faced a class action claim that it had been using GMOs in its food, despite advertising to the contrary. Now comes word […]

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Why You Need to Double-Check Candidates’ Education Credentials

Listing education credentials on a resume is something pretty much everybody does, but it turns out the same can’t be said for fact-checking those claims. Many big name companies have fallen prey to people who have flat-out lied about schools attended, degrees earned, and licenses and credentials passed. And we’re not just talking entry-level positions […]

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How Pennsylvania is Singlehandedly Changing How States Protect Children

Pennsylvania has become the gold standard in child protection. In the last two years, the state has passed 23 new pieces of legislation aimed at beefing up background check requirements, increasing child protection protocols, and solidifying mandated reporter status. The reforms are the answers to a child task force on child protection that was, essentially, […]

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Hiring From Abroad? What You Need to Know About Cross-Border Background Checks

The American workforce is changing. Recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that 15.9 percent of the total U.S. workforce, or 24.4 million individuals, were foreign-born. But this globalization of our domestic workforce is simply a mirror for what’s happening with some of the biggest names in corporate America.U.S. News and World Report […]

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Why You Need A Paperless Applicant Entry System

A quick Google search of ‘Applicant Entry System’ turns up a lot of tech jargon. You’ll see terms like:configurablestreamlinedauto-submissionpre-populatedThese terms may not mean much to you unless you’re involved in Human Resources, Information Technology, software development, or the background screening industry. Maybe marketing, too. When companies launch products they’ve worked long and hard to develop, […]

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Talent Turnover Will Cost You. Here’s Three Ways To Keep Your Top Talent.

There is a good news/bad news situation happening with American jobs. This Washington Post article reports the nation added more than 220,000 jobs in June and the unemployment rate fell to a seven-year low at 5.3 percent. Job openings are at their highest level in more than a decade. Wages, however, have flatlined and America’s […]

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Active ScreeningBarbara S.
Healthcare Industry

"Here at Holland Hospital, we have been extremely pleased with Active Screening. The report results come back quickly, usually within 24 hours or less.  The staff at Active Screening is easy accessible, knowledgeable and responds to our questions promptly."

Active ScreeningLynn C. Staffing Industry

"Benton Mobley has been and remains my Main point of contact at Active Screening from the beginning; so aside from the comfort of dealing with the same person all these years, there is the most important fact of all;  customer satisfaction. Benton knows the business like the back of his hand; and that is what we need in our fast paced industry of staffing. He is the all-time BEST!  MY employer, Leslie, believes in the notion that great service deserves to be rewarded, so we are here for the duration.We get immediate and personalized attention for any and all concerns we need addressed, and in the staffing industry, this is vital."

Active ScreeningCayce R. Education Industry

"My experience working with Active Screening for our background check process has been very positive.  The reports are almost always completed in a very timely fashion. The information reported appears to be very thorough and accurate.  On the rare occasions that we have questions or problems, the customer service team is always very quick to respond and resolve the issue.  Overall, I am very pleased with the service I receive from Active Screening."

Active ScreeningCraig H. Staffing Industry

"Your customer service is excellent.  The turn around time on background checks is quite fast.  Excellent work.  I haven't had a single problem."

Active ScreeningJackie C. Education Industry

"I wanted to thank you and your staff for being so patient and working so diligently with the Human Resources staff during our recent endeavor to process all of our work study students through background screenings.  We have never had to process so many requests within such a short period of time before, but thanks to you and your staff we made it. Again thank you, we made a good choice in selecting Active Screening."

Active ScreeningLindsey W.  Financial Industry

"I wanted to share my appreciation for your wonderful service...switching background screening companies could have been a stressful task, but your company made the transition seamless. Your website was extremely easy to navigate and the turn around time has been great. I appreciate when information is missing or entered incorrectly during ordering, your company notifies me right away to ensure that my error does not hold the reports results, causing us a delay in hiring an individual...Active Screening has been great to us and I would definitely refer them to others."

Active ScreeningTerry S. Property Management

"Working with Active Screening over the last year and half has been a wonderful experience. They deliver fast and informative results at the best price. Their level of professionalism and the speed they respond to our issues is a benefit that any company can value from. I would highly recommend using Active Screening and their amazing team."

Active ScreeningYulesis D.  Staffing Industry

“Interactive Response Technologies (IRT) has more than 2,000 employees at multiple locations across the United States. IRT has been using Active Screening to conduct criminal background checks since 2006. During this time, Active Screening has consistently returned accurate reports, usually with less than 48 hours turnaround. If there are any problems or inconsistencies with the reports, their staff has called to notify us so that we can attempt to rectify the situation. The staff at Active Screening is always courteous and congenial over the phone. In our opinion, Active Screening is outstanding.”

Active ScreeningAndy N. Software Provider

 "Active Screening has helped us screen our applicants in record time for more than two years.... we are very impressed with the professionalism and speed with which their service team responds to our questions. They understand our needs and are a pleasure to work with. I highly recommend them."

Active ScreeningCassie J. Staffing Industry

"The Active Screening team is very informative; they provided a complete consultation on all the services, so I understood what I needed, and saved me hours and hours of my time learning the various services. Their reputation, as being on the cutting edge of employment screening best practices, certainly held true in this instance. The expertise they brought to the table was invaluable to our understanding of our applicants backgrounds. I highly recommend Active Screening to anyone with the task of screening large numbers of applicants and needing reliable customer support."

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With over 20 years of law enforcement experience I can attest to the fact that the strongest predictor of future criminal behavior is a person’s criminal history. As the manager of campus safety at my church, I depend on Active Screening to provide a thorough assessment of every criminal history background check we request. For more than 3 years, Active Screening has been faithful to this task with timely, accurate and reliable service.

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We have benefited from knowing that we are not exposing the communities we work with or ourselves to unnecessary risk. We continue to have a perfect record in that we have never had a serious incident with a trip participant causing harm or acting inappropriately with any community member or fellow team member- thank goodness!

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I would highly recommend any association or organization who conducts background checks to use Active Screening. In addition to my involvement with WAHA, I am an officer in a corporation with over 500 employees who provide treatment, mental health, and correctional services for children and adolescents. Our company is mandated by law to do comprehensive background searches and I can say with the utmost sincerity that Active Screening product rivals that of any government or other private sector process.

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We have used Active Screening and their solution VERITY to screen all our coaches and volunteers working with youth. The online system gives us an easy and cost-effective solution to collecting forms and payments from our applicants...and we simply login to view the results of who passed or failed. It's so easy....thank you Active Screening.