Report: Majority of Companies Ignoring EEOC on Background Checks

Criminal background checks aren’t much of a priority these days. “Almost 70 percent of respondents who said that their organizations have reviewed the EEOC guidance, only a little more than half of them have not made changes to their screening policies as a result,” states HR blogger China Gorman. “More interesting, though, is the 32 percent of respondents who either weren’t familiar with or haven’t reviewed the guidance.” The findings are highlighted in a report by EmployeeScreenIQ, a global employment background screening company. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s guidelines were released last April. Are you up to speed?  You may want to share this with your clients.

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