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EEOC Guidance / Ban the Box Webinar

Posted in Events, News & Events on 03/31/2015

For many employers, checking criminal records has been an integral part of their background screening program.  However, many of those same employers struggle with balancing the need for a criminal search to maintain a safe workplace with following the EEOC Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in…

BackTrack/RSI Recognized with Awards Trifecta

Posted in News & Events, Press Releases on 10/06/2014

BackTrack, Inc./Recruiter Solutions International (RSI) has been recognized by receiving three of Northeast Ohio’s premier awards for fastest growing and most innovative companies in the area: Crain’s Fast 50, Weatherhead 100, and Lake-Geauga Fast Track 50. The Crain’s Fast 50 recognizes the entrepreneurial spirit, innovative business tactics and skyrocketing revenue…

CrimeTrack

Posted in News & Events, News Articles on 08/19/2014

As an enhancement to your criminal records searches, BackTrack offers CrimeTrack, the most complete proprietary database currently available to the non-law enforcement community.  This multi-state database covers more than 500 million records from all over the United States, with new records being added on a regular basis.  For a minimal…

Minnesota Ban the Box

Posted in News & Events, News Articles on 02/03/2014

Minnesota has joined the ranks of states “Banning the Box” regarding the criminal conviction question effective January 1, 2014. The new law requires private employers to wait until a job applicant has been selected for an interview, or a conditional offer of employment has been extended, before asking a job…

Fraudulent Background Checks

Posted in News & Events, News Articles on 11/13/2012

An Omaha man has been sentenced to four years in prison after being convicted of three federal wire fraud charges to collect money for background checks. David Musk ran a business called Pavilion Commercial Group and claimed he could do Interpol and FBI background checks for his clients. He charged…

Have You Hired a Convicted Criminal?

Posted in News & Events, News Articles on 10/19/2012

In contrast to news reports and the EEOC guidance released in April, 51% of companies surveyed by CareerBuider in May and June of this year have answered “yes” to this question. There have been many attention grabbing news headlines lately about people not getting hired because they have a criminal…

FCRA Notices Update

Posted in News & Events, News Articles on 09/26/2012

Recent legislation has transferred the interpreting of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) rules and forms from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).  As a result of that, the FCRA notices that must be given to both our clients and their applicants need to…

Who is Processing Your Criminal Records Searches?

Posted in News & Events, News Articles on 08/01/2012

When choosing a background screening provider, it is important to choose a professional agency that employs a staff of experienced, knowledgeable and reputable researchers.  While cost may be a consideration, it is important to choose more than just a vendor of information.  You must know where the information is coming…