CAUSE Weekly Wrap Up | 08
- 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 individuals who volunteer often. You could be screened once/year, and that certification can carry you through all required organization checks. Full story here.
- Loophole can let foreign convicts drive minicabs. MURDERERS and rapists from abroad may be getting minicab licences because authorities are barred from checking their criminal records, the Daily Express can reveal. Full story here.
- Protecting youth: Questions remain among nonprofits as child-abuse requirements loom. Full story here.
- City’s regulations drive Uber out of town — for now. The city views Uber as a transportation company subject to the city’s licensing requirements for any company that transports a passenger for money, but Uber sees themselves as a technology company. Full story here.
- Uber driver accused of rape did not have city permit in Houston. A man charged with sexual assault drove for two more months. Full story here.
- Child advocates say background checks are only first step in protecting children. Full story here.
- Mobile County never requested a new background check of teacher arrested. 32-year-old DeAndre Hill was arrested last Thursday, April 2 for soliciting sex with a student, and he had a history. Full story here.
- Oklahoma Background Check Requirements for Assisted Living Employees. Positive steps to protect our elderly loved ones. Full story here.
- Senate questions background checks. Members of the Academic Senate raised concerns regarding a new background check policy. Full story here.