Alabama Education Association sues to stop background checks

Jason Morris

After reading this article you may say to yourself; Do Alabama educators read the newspapers? I can’t believe that in todays society an employee of any organization, let alone a college, would want to work beside someone who has never had a background check run on them.  I could go a million ways with this argument but instead I will be good, I’ll be civil and let you make your own determination.

Alabama Education Association sues to stop background checks

Associated Press – April 23, 2008 4:14 PM ET

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – The Alabama Education Association is suing to stop background checks on employees of Alabama’s 2-year colleges.

A suit filed in federal court in Montgomery argues that it is a violation of federal privacy laws to require junior college employees to give their Social Security numbers to a private company to do the background checks.

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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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