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What are the benefits of using VICTIG’s QuickApp tool?

VICTIG’s QuickApp is an application that allows your applicants to enter all their information and complete the required compliance procedures for the reports you have chosen to request on them. There are several reasons you might consider this process. Compliance As you are aware, before ordering information from VICTIG, you must provide disclosure to the…

Bad Information in, Slow or no Information out—Check the Information you Submit

We have written in the past about some county turnaround times that have been unusually long due to C0vid court access restrictions and some jurisdictions (particularly in California and Michigan) restricting access to date of birth—which absent a social security number is used as a secondary identifier. Regarding turnaround times, our internal team was asked…

We Continue to See Slow Turnaround Times on Background Checks in Some Counties. Why?

While the situation has improved over the last couple of months, we are still finding that court records in some counties have been slower to return than normal. There are a couple of reasons.  The first of course is COVID and the shutting down of physical access. That is a temporary situation that has been improving. …

If Criminal Offense Records are Public Records, Why Do I Need to Obtain a Disclosure and Authorization?

In a previous article, we addressed the Disclosure and Authorization. In particular, the requirement to provide disclosure and obtain authorization and to pay particular attention to keeping them simple, without extraneous language. And yet, criminal records are public records. The accusation, trial, and sentencing are public records. There is a move to suppress identifiers on…

Where Do I Need to be Careful? Job Relatedness and Business Necessity

We are doing a four-part series on where employers get into trouble when screening workers. It’s four areas you should manage.   Permissible Purpose Your Disclosure and Authorization before obtaining reports Your Pre/Post Adverse Action notices Job Relatedness and Business Necessity The first three articles discussed Permissible Purpose, Disclosure and Authorization, and Pre/Post Adverse Action.…