Tag: background screening

Baldor Electric Co. settles hiring discrimination claim

Yet another company has been caught in a discrimination claim when it comes to background checks used during the hiring process. Baldor Electric Co. has agreed to pay $2 million to settle a U.S. Department of Labor Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs discrimination claim based on their employee background...

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Majority of retailers surveyed conduct background checks

A recent survey by the National Retail Federation has found that nearly all of the country’s leading department stores, grocery stores, large drug stores, discount stores and restaurants surveyed — a whopping 96.6 percent — use some form of background screening during the application, hiring and employment process. This includes...

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NASAs Background Checks Deemed Okay

Contract workers for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) recently put up a very vocal fight against the background checks performed by their government employer.  The contract workers for NASA stated that they felt that the background screening methods they were expected to to undergo in order to work...

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