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VICTIG Compliance Tips – Pre/Post Adverse Action

Where do I need to be careful? Pre/Post Adverse Action In past articles, we discussed Permissible Purpose and the Disclosure and Authorization. This article assumes you have a permissible purpose, have obtained a compliant Disclosure and Authorization, have ordered and received the information, and said to yourself “uh-oh” after looking at it. If you review…

VICTIG Compliance Tips – Disclosure and Authorization

Our last article discussed Permissible Purpose. This one addresses your Disclosure and Authorization. Now don’t yawn and stop reading just yet. 100% of you reading this have certified to us that you will provide disclosure and obtain authorization before ordering information from us. That’s not the issue and the reason many companies have paid millions…

VICTIG Compliance Tips – Permissible Purpose

Where Do I Need to Be Careful?  We are going to do 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 and Post Adverse Action Notices Job Relatedness and Business Necessity But first, if you…

The Case for Reference Checks

Recently we wrote about Federal Criminal Records. Within that article we said: “If you do not currently order federal criminal records, ensure that you perform reference checks. Given that most federal criminal records tend to be more serious, your applicant may have spent some quality time in a federal facility and there will be gaps…

Membership has it’s Privileges, but VICTIG Does More

I won’t belong to any association that would have me as a member ~ Groucho Marx Like many of you in your line of work, there is an association of companies that do what we do—background screening. Our association is called the Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA), previously known as the National Association of Professional…