Times Reports: Error-laden criminal background checks cost jobs, report says
April 12, 2012 By Ricardo Lopez, Los Angeles Times
The National Consumer Law Center says background screening companies often produce inaccurate or misleading reports that can result in employers deciding not to hire job applicants.
Here is our favorite part of the article:
“Background screening companies routinely cut corners to improve their profits and then they wipe their hands of any responsibility for producing an inaccurate or misleading report that can cost a worker his or her job,” wrote Persis Yu, the report’s coauthor