Facebook Photo Gets Basketball Coach Terminated

A female high school basketball coach was recently terminated over a photo that was uploaded to her Facebook profile. Laraine Cook, who coached the girls basketball team at Pocatello High School in Idaho, had taken a vacation in July and snapped a photo of herself and her fiancé. That photo is the reason why she […]

Company Fined $34 Million for Violating I9 Forms

The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced last week that it has fined Infosys Limited (INFY) $34 million for violating immigration-related status on I-9 forms. The technology, consulting and outsourcing company based in India has been under investigation by the DOJ since May 2011, when it received a subpoena ordering Infosys to disclose records pertaining to […]

How Background Checks Promote a Safe Workplace

Like most people, I like to take few minutes at the end of my day to get caught up on current events. However, when I recently read news which deals directly with my industry, Employment Background Screening, I feel compelled to share my thoughts. CNN recently released an article detailing British Petroleum (BP)’s ongoing cleanup […]