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    CAUSE Weekly Wrap Up | 12

    Some states require few checks for armed security guards.  Full story here. Popular caregiver website comes under fire for practices.  How thorough are Care.com’s background checks? Full story here. Lawmaker pushing to waive background check fees for volunteers.  Full story here. Audit: Staff at SCPA …

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    Bill ordering enhanced background checks to protect kids goes to governor’s desk.  This is a positive step to better protecting children in need of foster homes.  Full story here.   Five Reasons Why You Should Continue to Check Your Employees’ Backgrounds. Full article here.   …

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    Use a rideshare service? It’s supposed to get safer.  Full story here.   After Brooklyn gun smuggling investigation, TSA adding new security measures. An Atlanta baggage handler was accused of smuggling guns on commercial jets, and the TSA is now tightening security rules. Full story …

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    Victims react to contractor’s arrest in fence, deck scam. “Almost every victim interviewed by the Herald said they found Henry’s 5 Star Fence and Deck on HomeAdvisor.com. Despite the site’s claim to vet contractors with background checks, Bilberry said homeowners looking for contractors should avoid …

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    Volunteers may be saddled with costs of child abuse clearances.  It’s great to see organizations stepping up their background screening game. This article sheds some light on the extensive costs, but reassures readers that it’s well worth it.  CAUSE Certification is an ideal program for …

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    Angie’s List boasts that they provide ‘Reviews you can trust’.  Consumers are finding out the hard way that that may not be true.  Full story here.   Denver City Council grills Denver Human Services leadership about background check failures. Denver Human Services is making some …

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    CAUSE Weekly Wrap Up | 06

    Lawmakers Alarmed After Convicted Murderer Goes Through TSA PreCheck Airport Screening. How secure is the TSA pre-check process really? Full story here.   Lawsuit accuses Angie’s List of manipulating reviews. “Reviews you can trust”? It seems not. Full story here.   Police urge parents to …

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    Weinberg Bill Requiring International Backgrounds Checks for Doctors, Surgeons Advances. One doctor who was convicted of manslaughter in the UK has been practicing in New Jersey. Full story here.   Jury Awards Families of Murdered Employees Over $8 Million.  An employee murdered two co-workers after …

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    Out of Trouble, but Criminal Records Keep Men Out of Work | The New York Times

    By BINYAMIN APPELBAUM FEB. 28, 2015 Michael Hugh Mirsky landed a temporary job in December rolling stacks of crated milk and orange juice to the loading docks at a commercial dairy in central New Jersey. He’s not making much, and he doesn’t know how long it …

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    CAUSE Weekly Wrap Up | 04

    Sexual Predators Hidden in Federal Witness Protection Program. The crimes of some of those protected by the program include rape and sexual assault of children. Full story here.   Another city is trying to push Uber to better their safety standards.  Eugene, Oregon sues Uber to stop …

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