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Adjudication: The Key to Making Informed Hiring Decisions

What is Adjudication in Background Checks? Adjudication is evaluating the results of a background check against a company’s employment screening policy to determine whether a candidate is eligible for employment. This process involves reviewing the candidate’s criminal history, education history, employment history, and any other information obtained through the background check. The goal of adjudication is to ensure that the …

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The Supreme Court Will Decide Whether Criminals Can Get Guns Without Background Checks

The Supreme Court will soon decide whether criminals can get guns without background checks. The case, VanDerStok v. United States, involves a man who was convicted of possessing a “ghost gun,” which is a firearm that is assembled from parts and does not have a serial number. Ghost guns are often difficult to trace, which makes them attractive to criminals. …

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When Should Employers Consider Criminal History Records?

When Should Employers Consider Criminal History Records? Employers depend on accurate criminal history records when making a hiring decision based on background screening. A criminal background check is used to ensure a safer workplace and reduce the risk of negligent hiring claims. When making a hiring decision based on a background check report, however, the employer must show that there is …

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When a New Hire Fails the Background Check: What to do?

Background checks and new hires? Every employer has an obligation to prevent negligent hiring, to reduce the risk of data breaches, and to ensure workplace safety. So what do you do when your new hire fails their background check? Do you rescind  the job offer? Step 1. Verify the Information Verify the background check records actually belong to the candidate. …

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