The MeToo Movement has caused a number of companies to be concerned about any employees which may have the potential to embroil the company in a frightening case of “MeToo” litigation and unwanted publicity.
Many companies are trying to deal with mounting pressure to do a better job in discovering workers who might commit violent or harassing acts in the workplace.
Some industries like banks, financial services and medical care have had rolling or regular screening for some time.
Now however, many more industries are accepting that periodic background checks and driving records checks may be their best protection by allowing them to screen out problem employees.
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As more law enforcement and court systems are online now, rolling or periodic background checks are easier and often less costly than in the past.