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 are alerted if staff members get arrested or incarcerated and, in some cases, have become liable for civil judgments, appear on no-fly lists, lose their medical license, get disbarred or appear in a database that calls into question the safety or security implications of keeping them on board. But federal laws, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and state regulations must be considered in order to create a compliant and sound program.

 

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