Ohio Background Checks
In the state of Ohio 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 Ohio employers to help you protect your employees and clients from the costly effects of making a “Bad Hire.”
Ohio Background Checks Laws
Ohio state law mandates that schools, day care centers, health care facilities, and others require background checks to be hired. In Ohio some individuals may be required to have a background check in order to receive a professional license.
Employers cannot question an applicant about an expunged juvenile arrest record. Additionally, the Ohio Civil Rights Commissions Pre-Employment Inquiry Guide cautions that employers should avoid any inquiry that would reveal an arrest without a conviction.
Employers may not question applicants about sealed convictions unless the question bears a direct and substantial relationship to the position for which the person is being considered. The Ohio Civil Rights Commissions Pre-Employment Inquiry Guide states that employers may ask about specific crimes related to qualifications for a particular job.
Arrest or conviction for a minor misdemeanor violation in regards to marijuana does not constitute a criminal record and need not be reported by the person so arrested or convicted in response to any inquiries about the person’s criminal record including any inquiries contained in an application for employment.
Ohio is an “At-Will” State
In Ohio, employees are presumed to be “at will.” At-will employees may be terminated for any reason, so long as it’s not illegal. Generally, employees who work under an employment contract can only be terminated for reasons specified in the contract. However, in Ohio, the terms of termination can be changed if the parties’ conduct shows a clear intent to impose different conditions.
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Absolute Background Search, Inc. provides employment screening and employment background check services for Ohio. 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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