According to American law of safety and criminal tracking, the system of background checking for employees by employer has become a regular practice in the workplaces. The method of background checking is applicable for the new appointment, transfer, and departmental transfers, and for other situations as per the discretion of the company management. In some specific case screening and background checking is initiated by state or federal law because of better safety of government system, internal policies, and security of country.
However, on an average the employers are now becoming extra alert to avoid any kind of post-employment related hazard and that is why extra emphasis is being laid on safety and security and as related process, the stress is being laid on background checking process. The whole initiative of background checking is being supported by American law and that is why, the method of background checking has become easy and within the access of common people.
In recent past, the method of background checking was tedious and time consuming process and some government sites was only available for researching the data related to background checking for an individual verification. However, according to the amendment of American law, government initiative has been taken to fight crime with the aid of common people, the crime related resources are made easy to public access and the process has become faster and accurate. Apart from government sites, some non-governments sites are now available which is user friendly and can serve in faster way to serve the process of background verification,
According to the instruction of American law [state and federal] background checking is must for an employee who are in the jobs like serving children, supporting elderly and disabled people. The Federal National Child Protection Act provides authorization for certain state officials to access the database FBI’s National Crime Information Center (NCIC) for certain information. Many federal and government jobs demand a background check and depending on the requirement on the type of job; the importance of the post requires a general investigation for a security clearance.
Presently, negligent hiring lawsuit is one of the great problems of recruitment scenario; according to American law if any employee’s action hurts any employee, consequently the employer might be liable for the whole issue under certain circumstances and great threat of liability may get imposed on the employer. The background check facility provides great advantage for employers in this aspect and proves helpful for the employer accessing the past service record of an employee.
Those who work in children service related sector should go through background verification method to fight the ascending rate of child abuse and abduction cases: the motive behind the background verification of an employee is to ensure the safety and security of the children. This is great step in lowering the crime rate of country with collaboration of mass awareness and the facilities provided by American law.