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Tornado Devastation Reminds Homeowners to Conduct Background Checks on Contractors

The tragedy in the Southern portion of the United States is a series of natural acts and unavoidable.   Hundreds were killed, and there will be hundreds of millions, billions, really, in reported damages to homes, businesses and public structures.  The cleaning up from the devastation will be long and arduous.  And then comes the […]

Texas May Vote Okay On Bringing Your Gun To Work

There are certain news stories we one cannot help but muse on all the absurd potentialities.  One such story is one that came through a news letter to which I subscribe.   It  is an article in The Republic, in Columbus Indiana, where it reports that the Texas Legislature may allow employees to bring their […]

Civil Searches as Background Checks for Business Research

There is a $750 Million theme park being planned in Spring Hill, TN, which is the Nashville area.   A background check revealed that the man behind the proposed theme park owes at lest $750 Thousand in judgments.   According to an article in the Reynolds Center, the principal behind this planned theme park, with […]

Whether Employers Should Conduct Background Checks

Apparently certain employers discriminate in their hiring practices.  According to a recent report in the National Employment Law Project, or NELP,  their survey of Cragi’s Lit reveals that no hire policies are routine.   According to their Press Release, NELP posted the following– “The new report highlights the widespread and illegal use of blanket no-hire […]