A closer look at school background checks after two coaches arrested

Excerpted from a FOX 59 Story by Eric Graves Within days of each other last week, two central Indiana high school coaches were arrested and charged with dealing and possession of drugs. The schools that hired both coaches confirmed they passed background checks. Mike McCarty’s company Safe Hiring Solutions conducted the background check for one. […]

Louisiana teachers could have to pay for additional criminal background check

Excerpted from an Louisiana Illuminator post by JC Canicosa Right now, Louisiana K-12 teachers are required to undergo a single criminal background check for their teaching certificate and during the hiring process. They may soon have to go through a subsequent review, paid for partially out of their own pockets. House Bill 156, authored by […]

Background check policy at Department of Recreation gets closer look

Excerpted from a WTOP News Post by Kate Ryan While Montgomery County’s Department of Recreation near Baltimore carries out required criminal background checks on its employees, the department lacks formal policies regarding those records, according to a report from the county’s inspector general (OIG). Inspector General Megan Davey Limarzi said the department carries out the […]

GroupOne hosting booth at Oklahoma HR Conference!

Our own David Graves is hosting a GroupOne Background Screening booth during the OKHR State Conference, April 4-7 at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Tulsa, Oklahoma. A hard-rocking guy himself, David will be available to discuss the many advantages of GroupOne’s services including pre-employment screening, post-employment screening, verification and drug screening. The Conference […]