Tag: criminal background check

Federal Agencies to Ban the Box?

After a number of states took up “ban the box” measures and a couple of big companies followed suit, lawmakers have introduced legislation to make federal hiring practices fairer to former convicts. The law would prohibit federal agencies and contractors from asking about an applicant’s criminal past until after a conditional job offer is made, […]

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Wolfe Inc. is in the business of providing “Trusted Employer Solutions

All studies show that crime rates increase dramatically in the summer months.  It is important to maintain and have an aggressive drug testing and background screening program to keep your workforce safe.   We also would like to share some useful tips by clicking here to help keep your family safe as well!  If you are […]

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All Background Screens are not the same.

If you are cutting cost you may be putting your organization, your employees, your clients and your good name at risk.  Most multi-state data base searches for criminal records leave many gaps not giving you the best information that you could get to evaluate your candidates for hire.  In a recent Chicago Tribune article, it […]

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As we look back on 2013

As we look back on 2013 for the impactful events that affected our background screening industry, we see that improvement has been made. E Verify – NC like so many states in the U.S. have made it a law for employers with 25 or more employees (Or government contractors)  to register through the E Verify […]

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All the more reason to have a Background Screening Company

  All the more reason to have a Background Screening Company that doesn’t perform database searches   This great article describes the facts of what can happen when you background screening company does not do their due diligence before results are released.     Click http://www.huffingtonpost.com/erin-steiner/5-stories-of-background-c_b_2427586.html for the article  At Wolfe, we hand vet every result […]

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Unemployment Costs are Rising!

7 out of 10 employers pay more in unemployment taxes than they should!                                        Do you have the expertise and resources to audit and detect all erroneous charges to your account? Should you use a third party to manage your Unemployment process? WOLFE partners with one of the premier management companies in the U.S. specializing […]

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How did the Background Screen Process fail in the Navy Yard Shooting Incident?

Can you identify high risk in your workforce According to an article published in SHRM(http://www.shrm.org/hrdisciplines/safetysecurity/articles/pages/employment-screening-fail-navy-yard-shooting.aspx)  Aaron Alexis, who officials say shot and killed 12 people and injured eight others on Sept. 16, 2013, at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., had his federal security clearance renewed just two months before the rampage, despite reports […]

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EEOC to release new guidance on Use of Criminal Histories and Credit Checks

The EEOC is about to release new guidance on the use of Criminal Histories and Credit Checks as part of the hiring process. States and local governments also are targeting aspects of the hiring process. For example, several states are focusing on questions about prior criminal history on applications. These often are referred to as […]

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Use contractors? Be sure you can trust the workforce.

When you sign a contract to bring workers into your place of business from a contractor or staffing agency, be sure the agreement specifies the same strict background screening requirements for those workers that your own employees must meet. If you don’t, you’re putting your business at significant risk. Here’s an example based on a […]

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