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Oklahoma Background Checks

Oklahoma Background Checks

In Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma employers to help you protect your employees and clients from the costly effects of making a “Bad Hire.” For a brief overview of all of our employment screening services, please Click Here. We provide employment screening services for employers in all Oklahoma cities including Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Choctaw, Norman, Edmond, and others. 

Oklahoma Background Check Laws

Arrest Records In Oklahoma

Employers may request criminal history records, including arrests, for prospective employees. However, certain non-serious offenses as enumerated by statute will be excluded. Employers may not ask employees about or request information concerning sealed arrest records. Employers may not require an applicant to disclose any information contained in sealed arrest and criminal records. The applicant need not provide any information about sealed records and may state that no such action has ever occurred. The employer may not deny the application because of the applicant’s refusal to disclose such information.

Conviction Records In Oklahoma

Employers may request criminal history records for prospective employees. 

Giving Employment References In Oklahoma

Oklahoma has provided some legal protection for employers wishing to give employment references. At the request of the employee or former employee, an employer may disclose information regarding the employee’s job performance to a prospective employer and retain immunity from civil liability as long as the employer does provide false information and the employer has no knowledge of its falsity or acted with malice or reckless disregard for the truth.

At-Will Law

Oklahoma Is an At-Will state Oklahoma recognizes the at-will doctrine, meaning that either your employer or you may terminate your employment relationship at any time, as long as it is not illegal. 

Use Of Social Media In Oklahoma Employment Screening

Employers in Oklahoma cannot require prospective or current employees to disclose their username, password or other login information to personal social media accounts, or require prospective or current employees to log in to personal social media accounts in the presence of the employer.

Notices of consumer report

Before requesting a consumer report for employment purposes, the employer shall provide written notice to the person who is the subject of the consumer report that a consumer report will be used and the notice shall contain a box that the consumer may check to receive a copy of the consumer report. If the consumer requests a copy of the report, the user of the consumer report shall request that a copy be provided to the consumer when the user of the consumer report requests its copy from the credit reporting agency. The report sent to the consumer shall be provided at no charge to the consumer.

What can we do for you?

Absolute Background Search, Inc. provides employment screening and employment background check services for Oklahoma employers. 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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