Corra Group Offers Its CDLIS Trucking Background Check as the Same Price as Its MVR’S

Thu, July 13th, 2017 - 8:29 am - By Gordon Basichis

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Corra Group now offers is CDLIS background check at the same price point as it does is Motor Vehicle Records Searches, or MVR’s. The CDLIS is formally known as the Commercial Driver’s Information System and is put out by the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators, where records are databased in a comprehensive computer system that enables state driver licensing agencies (SDLAs) to ensure that each commercial driver has only one driver’s license and one complete driver record.

“We believe the CDLIS is a must for must commercial trucking and transportation firms, and we are offering this records background check at cost-effective rates,” said Corra Group Co-Founder, Nick Gustavson. “This search provides truckers with valuable data from every state database.

“The CDLIS will verify a commercial’s driver’s license and will list both the state and the license number where the driver has held previous licenses,” said Gustavson. “So a trucking firm will know in about sixty seconds where the driver is illegally holding more than one license and the record history of the legitimate license he has previously maintained.”

Gustavson pointed out that Corra Group prices for the MVR is based on volume and is largely self-service. He noted how the driving records are databased in the user accounts for approximately three years and are always available and subject to review.

“We create for each trucking and transportation company their own account, and they can order at will,” said Gustavson. “It’s a very user-friendly system. In addition to the MVRs and CDLIS, we also trucking firms a full package of employment screening background checks, including criminal records and DOT Drug Testing and Random Management System for companies with a minimum thirty-five drivers.”

For the complete release, please click on this link.

Compliance News Flash – June 30, 2017 From Monserrat Miller, Partner at Arnall Golden Gregory

Fri, June 30th, 2017 - 10:59 am - By Gordon Basichis

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A few knowledgeable comments from Monserrat Miller, Partner at Arnall Golden Gregory

  1. Quick fix for political junkies. Summertime in Washington, D.C. can mean pretty much nothing gets done up on Capitol Hill. If you are wondering what’s going to happen with tax reform, infrastructure, healthcare, immigration and so on you will likely have to wait until the Fall. The July Fourth recess has started, as both chambers are out of session. And then, when lawmakers return the week of July 10 Congress will have a work period of only three weeks before the month-long August recess begins. It might be fair to say, don’t expect too much from Congress until the Fall.
  2. A reminder for California employers that California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing regulations go into effect next month. The regulations restrict employers ability to consider criminal history information when making employment decisions and could lead to violations of California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). The effective date of the regulations is July 1, 2017. The Final Statement of Reasons states that the FEHA “prohibits employers from utilizing criminal records and information in employment decisions if doing so would have an adverse impact on individuals on a basis enumerated in the Act that the employer cannot prove is job-related and consistent with business necessity or if the employee or applicant has demonstrated a less discriminatory alternative means of achieving the specific business necessity as effectively.” Sounds an awful lot like the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s position/guidance on the use of criminal history records for employment purposes. Final text of the regulations can be found by clicking here.

Corra Group Joins Business Service Provider, Resilience Cloud Directory, as an Active Member

Tue, June 27th, 2017 - 9:05 am - By Gordon Basichis

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Corra Group has become a recent member to Resilience Cloud Directory, a key sourcing community for a wide variety of special services required by the business community. RCD, as it is known, is a relatively new product and service provider and has over sixty members in more than sixty nations.

“Corra Group is delighted to join Resilience Cloud Directory, one of the key special service provider for the business community,” said Corra Group Co-Founder, Gordon Basichis. “We believe RCD Founder and President, Rodney J. Johnson, is creating a new standard by bringing extraordinary companies under one cyber-roof so that corporate entities can find comprehensive services required for a variety of business channels.”

Basichis pointed out that while Corra Group provides such services as employment screening, due diligence, and business research, there are fellow members who offer such diverse services as brand protection; business continuity; compliance; information security; and market research. He noted that these are the lead and supporting services that enable business to expand and maintain their branding and economic integrity on a global level.

“My wife, Marcia Basichis,” also became a recent member of Resilience Cloud Directory,” said Basichis. “She is Managing Partner of one of the premier Southern California retained recruiting firm, in Southern California. As she services some of the key fortune companies in entertainment and media, finance, technology, and healthcare, she also saw the RCD as the perfect platform to further expand her business on a global level.”

For the complete release please click on this link

Corra Group and County Courthouses Will Be Closed for Memorial Day Holiday

Fri, May 26th, 2017 - 9:37 am - By Gordon Basichis

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For all those conducting background checks for employment screening, please take note.

County Courts will be closed on Monday, May 29 for Memorial Day.  Corra Group will also be closed for the Memorial Day Holiday.

Our offices will return to their regular operating schedules on Tuesday, May 30.

 

Happy Memorial Day!

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