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7 Compliance Considerations When Implementing a Continuous Monitoring Program

Continuous monitoring of employees throughout their employment at any business is not only the key to making CRAs more competitive and successful but also to making American workplaces and communities safer. CRAs should consider the following when implementing a continuous monitoring program: Work with legal counsel to amend hiring and employment policies, become familiar with […]

The Benefits of Ongoing Monitoring

The topic of ongoing monitoring is growing traction, especially since the economy is beginning to reopen. Businesses are considering the best ways to keep their companies safe and, according to a recent survey conducted by the Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA), 51 percent of employers state they conduct background checks following the hiring process. Several […]

Medical Background Checks: How to Discuss Continuous Monitoring in Your Employee Handbook

The employee handbook serves as the perfect place to discuss continuous monitoring, which can pick up where pre-employment background screening leaves off and help a business manage risk and protect the workplace. Placing information in the employee handbook allows an employer to demonstrate how continuous monitoring activities align with the goal of maintaining a safe […]

Employers Need to Grasp Risks of Continuous Monitoring Services

Employers should think twice before contracting for the continuous monitoring of an employee’s credit and criminal history, as alerts for these could lead to potential liability under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). According to Sidley Austin LLP attorneys, the FCRA states that a “consumer report” cannot be used for “employment purposes” unless a clear […]

Creating a More Complete Criminal Monitoring Solution

Continuous monitoring is just as important as the pre-employment background check and should start with a foundation of a customizable set of tools, data assets, and internal policies. The purpose should be to reduce risk, improve employee engagement, and build a culture of trust and safety. Post-hire criminal monitoring should include a combination of nationwide […]

Where’s the Beef in Your Monitoring Solution?

A recently completed 10-week continuous monitoring study of a specific employee population in the transportation industry. Read more

How Does Continuous Criminal Monitoring Work?

Continuous Criminal Monitoring allows Consumer Reporting Agencies (CRA) to enter into profitable long-term contracts with customers to monitor employees throughout the tenure of their employment. The process alerts employers in real-time to criminal activity within their workforce population and eliminates the need and uncertainty of spot-checking employee status. Most CRAs pull from a national data […]

Continuous Monitoring of Employees Gaining Traction

Cases of negligent hiring or retention in recent years have created a spike in interest in continuous monitoring (CM). In addition, another reason for the likely growth of the industry, according to Jason Morris, founder of EmployeeScreenIQ, is the emergence of the ban-the-box laws in U.S. states and cities. When CM is in place, employers […]

Is Continuous Screening the Key to a Complete Return-to-Work Safety Plan Amid COVID-19?

Around the country, businesses are beginning to reopen following the COVID-19 pandemic, but the landscape is much different. It is now important for companies to consider new ways to get employees back to work safely, but focusing only on health risks rather than designing a comprehensive plan is not the answer. Crime, especially domestic violence, […]


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