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New Mexico Background Checks

New Mexico Background Checks

In the state of New Mexico 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 New Mexico employers to help you protect your employees and clients from the costly effects of making a “Bad Hire.” We provide employment background check services for employers in all New Mexico cities including Santa Fe, Albuquerque, Taos and other New Mexico cities.

New Mexico Background Checks Laws

Ban the Box Law in New Mexico

New Mexico law requires public and private employers to wait until a job applicant has been selected for an interview before conducting a criminal record check. This law offers the vast majority of individuals with a non-violent criminal record a second chance at an opportunity for employment to better their lives. Existing laws will continue to protect vulnerable adults and children from people with violent or sexual criminal histories. Additionally, employers may exclude applicants if a crime is relevant to the position’s job duties.

New Mexico "At-Will" Law

In New Mexico, employees are presumed to be “at will.” At-will employees may be terminated for any reason, so long as it’s not illegal. Similarly, an employee is free to leave his or her job at any time for any reason. 

There are numerous illegal reasons for termination. Typically such reasons fall into one of two large categories: illegal discrimination or illegal termination in violation of a public policy. Generally, employees who work under an employment contract can only be terminated for reasons specified in the contract.

Use Of Social Media In New Mexico Pre-Employment Screening

New Mexico law prohibits employers from demanding employees or applicants to reveal their usernames or passwords linked to social networking sites.

What can we do for you?

Absolute Background Search, Inc. provides employment screening and employment background check services for New Mexico. 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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