EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND CHECKS
Employment Screening Background Check Services In Ohio
All employment screening services including pre-employment drug screening and pre-employment criminal record background checks are available in Ohio.
National Employment Screening provides professional pre employment screening services to Ohio employers to help you protect your employees, business and clients from the costly effects of making a “Bad Hire.”
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Employers cannot question an applicant about an expunged juvenile arrest record. Ohio Rev. Code Ann.
2151.358(I). Additionally, the Ohio Civil Rights Commissions Pre-Employment Inquiry Guide cautions that employers should avoid any inquiry that would reveal an arrest without a conviction.
Employers may not question applicants about sealed convictions unless the question bears a direct and substantial relationship to the position for which the person is being considered. Ohio Rev. Code Ann. §§ 2953.32, 295
2953.55. The Ohio Civil Rights Commissions Pre-Employment Inquiry Guide states that employers may ask about specific crimes related to qualifications for a particular job.
Arrest or conviction for a minor misdemeanor violation in regards to marijuana does not constitute a criminal record and need not be reported by the person so arrested or convicted in response to any inquiries about the person’s criminal record including any inquiries contained in an application for employment.
Code Ann. §2925.04.
Ohio employment screening law:
Giving Employment References in Ohio