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Y Combinator-Backed Checkr Automates Background Checks For The New, On-Demand Economy
 Checkr enables clients to easily sign up and get background checks either via an online form, or by using its REST API to connect with their own hiring systems. Standard reports include one county criminal background checks for $25, while a premium report costs $35 and include county searches for every place that a candidate has lived in the past seven years. Read More

McGill sports camp fires instructor facing sex-assault charges
McGill University is saying a “lapse of judgment” is the reason a counsellor who is facing a charge of sexual assault was hired for its sports camp this year and it is now launching a review of its hiring procedures.

Six-Year-Old Raped in Bangalore: Do Schools Know Who They Are Hiring?
A six-year-old girl would have perhaps had her childhood if the upmarket school in Bangalore she went to conducted background checks on all their employees. She was allegedly raped by a man whose due …

APNewsBreak: Colorado law expanding background checks on gun sales relied on flawed estimate
A law expanding background check requirements on Colorado gun sales has been in effect for about a year, and an Associated Press analysis of state data compiled during that span shows the projected impact was vastly overstated in a key budget report.

New Whitepaper Describes Using Individualized Assessments in Criminal Background Screening
Proforma Screening Solutions, a unit of the Lowers Risk Group, has published a whitepaper that describes a model process for the use of individualized assessments as part of criminal background screening during the hiring process. (PRWeb July 17, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/background-checks/individualized-assessment/prweb12023622.htm

Impact of Colorado law expanding gun background checks vastly overstated
A law expanding background check requirements on Colorado gun sales has been in effect for about a year, and an Associated Press analysis of state data compiled during that span shows the projected impact was vastly overstated in a key budget report.

Data on impact of Colo. gun law, background checks questioned
DENVER — A law expanding background check requirements on Colorado gun sales has been in effect for about a year, and an Associated Press analysis …

AP: New background checks impact overstated
An Associated Press analysis of state data on expanded gun background checks shows the projected impact was overstated.

YPD to start hiring process
Department looks to hire up to a dozen new officers

Background checks to start Oct. 1 on Michigan home health care aides
The state health and human services departments plan to begin criminal history background checks Oct. 1 on 60,000 in-home workers after an audit found nearly 3,800 felons working in the Medicaid-funded program.