CAUSE Weekly Wrap Up | 01
It’s Friday! We’re excited to be adding in some more frequent recaps of what’s going on the news as it pertains to background screening, service providers, and educating consumers. We hope you’ll find these useful and informative.
- Proposed legislation on Beacon Hill to promote student safety. Sports referees who officiate games in Massachusetts high schools would be subject to criminal background checks: Full story here.
- A man was arrested for sexually abusing a child at a community center in Florida- reminding us that background screening volunteers and non-profit staff members working with the vulnerable is crucial. Full story here.
- Officials admitted that no one checks criminal backgrounds after airport workers are hired. Is this not absurd?! Full story here.
- A Franklin County caretaker was arrested for sexual abuse of two victims for two years. Our vulnerable loved ones need protection. Full story here.
- Lawmakers across the country are filing bills to control ride sharing services like Uber. We’re glad to see those in power pushing for positive change. Full story here.
- Speaking of Uber…here’s a pretty helpful infographic to get you up to speed. Full story here.
- Our Founder, Lucia Bone, was interviewed by KEYE Austin reporter Bettie Cross, and the story aired last night: Violent Felons Going Into Homes As Service Workers. The segment shows the dire need for consumer safety legislation, reveals that CAUSE Certification is an incredibly reliable solution, and shares some helpful safety tips that apply to everyone. Full story here.