Massachusetts Closure of State and Federal Buildings Due to Blizzard

EARLY CLOSINGS: Due to the onset of inclement weather, the following USCIS Offices and Service Centers will be closing early today. The following offices will be closing at 11:30 am (Eastern Time): Massachusetts Boston, MA District Office & Field Office JFK Federal Building 15 New Sudbury Street Government Center, Room E-170 Boston, MA 02203-0701 Boston […]

Dating Site to Conduct Background Checks

Having been burned by an embarrassing and disturbing  sexual assault incident, Match.com has agreed to conduct background checks on its members.   According to the article in the Daily Pilot a woman was raped on her second date with a Match.com partner.  As it turns out, the assailant had six prior sexual assault convictions.   […]

Minstrel’s Alley Publishes Gordon Basichis’ Latest Novel, The Blood Orange

Normally, I would be writing about background checks here.   But for those who don’t know me, I have had for years a literary life outside of employment screening.  And since my new novel, The Blood Orange, was just published, I figured i would post something about it here. Minstrel’s Alley is the publishing group […]

Washington D.C. and the Increased Workplace Violence

The increase of workplace violence is quite alarming.  Some try to explain it away and attribute some of the violent incidents in the workplace to domestic disputes that aren’t really work related but incidents of domestic origin  where the spouse or lover enters the office of his significant other and creates violence.    These particular […]

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