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Cops urge drug checks on commercial drivers
KUALA LUMPUR: While the police can only do so much, commercial transport service operators should be more responsible in ensuring that their drivers are free from drugs. Federal traffic police chief Senior Assistant Commissioner Mohd Fuad Abd Latiff said while the authorities could conduct spot checks, including urine tests, on these drivers, companies should avoid hiring drug abusers. "From …

Background Checks Are Racist? Gov't Steps Up Campaign
The Obama administration has threatened employers that run criminal and credit background checks on job applicants, arguing these are racial "barriers" to hiring — even though federal agencies …

Make suicidal history off-limits in hiring checks: B.C. Privacy Commissioner
B.C. Information and Privacy Commissioner Elizabeth Denham is criticizing the use of police information checks for employment purposes.

Make suicidal history off-limits in hiring checks, B.C. Privacy Commissioner urges: Denham
B.C. Information and Privacy Commissioner Elizabeth Denham is criticizing the use of police information checks for employment purposes.

Chief Blair proposes higher background check fees to curb backlog
Toronto police Chief Bill Blair is recommending increased fees to help alleviate the backlog in background checks.

Privacy commissioner wants boundaries on employment-related info checks
A police information check carried out on an individual is different than a criminal record check.

Police being too free with private details : privacy commissioner
Police in B.C. should immediately stop handing out unnecessary personal information when providing employment-related records checks, says B.C. Information and Privacy Commissioner Elizabeth Denham.

New Survey Reveals 88 Percent of Respondents Reported Screening Exposed a Person Who Lied on a Resume
The 2014 HireRight Employment Screening Benchmark Report, released today, revealed an optimistic hiring forecast as 71 percent of respondents indicate their organizations would increase hiring this year.

Ian Mulgrew: Privacy commissioner says police too free with your private information
Police in B.C. should immediately stop handing out unnecessary personal information when providing employment-related records checks, says B.C. Information and Privacy Commissioner Elizabeth Denham. “In my opinion, the current process in British Columbia is broken and is not meeting the needs of citizens or employers,” she concluded in a blistering 44-page report. She called it “one of the most …

EmployeeScreenIQ Releases Results of 5th Annual Background Check Trends Survey
Employers Open Up on Criminal Records, Credit Reports, Resume Lies and Social Search (PRWeb April 03, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/04/prweb11731331.htm