Violent Felons Sent Into Homes as Service Workers

A black man with hands outside the bars of a prison cell

There is no pending legislation that would mandate background checks for home service workers. Selection.com President, James Boeddeker, says that shouldn’t keep you from protecting your customers and company with a simple pre-employment background check.

This story was originally reported on 08/20/2013 by TODAY. For the full article and corresponding video, please visit TODAY.com. This Site makes no warranties or representations in connection therewith.

TODAY reported that there are no federal laws requiring background checks for service workers such as TV installers or handymen, and only spotty local laws requiring service companies to do background checks. But some of those workers are actually violent felons who have even attacked customers inside their own homes.     Read More