Americhek has been providing background screening services for gaming clients since 2002. We have maintained long-standing partnerships with our gaming clients due to our strong commitment to Extraordinary Customer service and Aggressive Pricing. Due to our experience with the licensing process, we have developed processes that both increase efficiency and save time. Our Five for Three Reference Program, with unlimited phone calls, is just one example of our daily dedication to “Going the Extra Mile.”
Searching for criminal records is much more complicated than it appears. Contrary to popular belief, there is NO central database available to private companies that can INSTANTLY find an individual’s criminal record. ALL National Criminal Databases available to CRA’s (background screening companies) ARE NOT true warehouses of the nation’s criminal records. The National Crime Information Center (NCIC) is the closest thing to a true national database and it is maintained by the FBI.
Prescription drug abuse has been referred to as an epidemic by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, yet frequently abused drugs like oxycodone are not targeted in common drug screen panels.
2018 is starting off to be a challenging year. As you all may know, the industry is experiencing an unprecedented number of Class Action Litigation cases against employers.
In the last two years, the number of class-action lawsuits claiming non-compliance with the FCRA continues to rise without any signs of slowing down. The current trend for litigation appears to be targeting three specific violations
National Criminal Databases are incomplete and often inaccurate. The commercial Criminal Databases discussed in this article are not to be confused with the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) whose access is restricted to specifically authorized law enforcement personnel.