Utah Background Checks
Utah 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 Utah employers to help you protect your employees and clients from the costly effects of making a “Bad Hire.”
Utah Background Checks Laws
Employers in Utah may not ask about arrest records and are advised to limit conviction inquiries to those that are job-related. A person whose arrest record has been expunged may respond to any inquiry as though the arrest did not occur, unless otherwise provided by law.
Utah has no statutes that restrict an employer’s ability to obtain and/or use conviction records. However, the Utah Pre-Employment Inquiry guide issued by the Labor Commission Anti-discrimination Division provides that only inquiries into prior felony convictions are proper, and those inquiries are only advisable if they are job-related.
Utah is an “At-Will” State
In Utah, employees are presumed to be “at will.” At-will employees may be terminated for any reason, so long as it’s not illegal. 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 Utah Pre-Employment Screening
Utah law prohibits employers from demanding employees or applicants to reveal their usernames or passwords linked to social networking sites. The state of Utah allows employers to investigate specific information on the employee’s personal Internet account to ensure compliance with certain laws.
What can we do for you?
Absolute Background Search, Inc. provides employment screening and employment background check services for Utah. We provide employment screening services for hospitals, nursing homes, franchised auto dealers, staffing companies, and more.
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