Reducing Bias in the Background Screening Process: Our Commitment to Social Justice

Risk management solutions business PlusOne Solutions believes that everyone deserves equal economic and social rights, and access to opportunities, and conducts thousands of background checks each year on individuals across the United States and Canada. How they use the data pulled from driving record searches, criminal record and arrest information, as well as global watches and database searches creates the base for social justice efforts, which includes requirements that support reentry efforts. Six ways the business is committed to social justice in the screening process include: providing more opportunities through an appeal process, using identification numbers in place of individual names, creating a custom risk relevancy matrix based on the role, sharing only relevant information, managing the submission and use of potentially discriminating information and being sensitive to gender.


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