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Michigan Background Checks

Michigan Background Checks

In the state of Michigan all employment background check services including instant driving records, pre-employment drug screening and employment criminal record background checks are available.

Absolute Background Search, Inc. provides professional pre-employment screening services which is the first line of defense for Michigan employers to help you protect your employees and clients from the costly effects of making a “Bad Hire.”

Use Of Social Media In Michigan Pre-Employment Screening

Employers in Michigan are prohibited from demanding employees or applicants to reveal their usernames or passwords linked to social networking sites. Michigan also prohibits employers from forcing employees to display their social networking profiles for review.

Michigan Internet Criminal History Access Tool

The state of Michigan charges a fee of $10.00 to access the criminal records database system (ICHAT). The Internet Criminal History Access Tool (ICHAT) allows the search of public criminal history record information maintained by the Michigan State Police, Criminal Justice Information Center. All felonies and serious misdemeanors that are punishable by over 93 days are required to be reported to the state repository by law enforcement agencies, prosecutors, and courts in all 83 Michigan counties.

This fee is added to the regular cost of your search and is paid to the State of Michigan. Turnaround times are typically the same day to the next day.

Michigan Background Checks Laws

Arrest – Employers are prohibited from requesting, making or maintaining records regarding a misdemeanor arrest, detention,or disposition that did not result in a conviction. Employers may inquire about felony charges including those that have not resulted in a conviction or dismissal. 

Conviction – Employers may inquire about convictions or pending felony charges.

What can we do for you?

Absolute Background Search, Inc. provides employment screening and employment background check services for Michigan. We provide employment screening services for hospitals, nursing homes, franchised auto dealers, staffing companies, and more. 

Our criminal records Smart Search Plus®  has become the industry standard for a quality FCRA Compliant criminal records background check. It includes an unlimited check of the Federal criminal records repositories in the states where the applicant has lived for the past 7 years. It also includes a check of any needed state and county criminal records checks as well as a social security number address history trace, a multi-state criminal records database search, and a check of the sex offender registry in all 50 states. It is the criminal records background check now chosen by most of our clients. For a brief overview of all of our employment screening services, please Click Here.

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