Another good reason for ongoing screening

Jason Morris

In our series Employment Screening 101 we discussed a new important service, IQ Review.  Here is a story out of Atlanta proving why perpetual employee screening is so important.

DOT Workers Fired For Violence, Theft, Porn

ATLANTA — More than 40 employees have been fired from the Georgia Department of Transportation for a wide array of misconduct including incidents of assault, drugs pornography and nudity, since the new DOT Commissioner took charge.

Through an open records request WSB-TV Channel 2 obtained documents from the DOT that in some cases read like a police report.

“I had just received a plethora of employee issues that just were absolutely unacceptable,” said DOT commissioner Gena Abraham.

When the new DOT commissioner came under fire for admitting to a romantic relationship with the DOT board chairman some called her a hypocrite for releasing a memo holding her employees to the highest moral and ethical standards.

But documents obtained by WSB-TV Channel 2 may justify the need for the memo.

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President & Chief Operating Officer at EmployeeScreenIQ
A veteran screening and risk management professional, Jason Morris founded EmployeeScreenIQ in 1999 and acts as the company’s chief operating officer and president. Morris is a frequent speaker delivering captivating, interactive discussions on background checks, global screening, recruitment and staffing. He educates audiences in best practice initiatives as they relate to organizational employment screening programs. Morris has been quoted in numerous business and industry publications including The Wall Street Journal, MSNBC.com, USA Today, New York Times, among others. He is also a licensed private investigator in the states of Ohio, Illinois, New Jersey, Texas, Arizona and Nevada.
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