Staffing

Why Staffing Agencies Shouldn't Share Background or I-9 Information

Why Staffing Agencies Shouldn't Share Background or I-9 Information

 

Staffing agencies jump through hoops to provide their clients with the best, most qualified candidates and stay competitive.  Background checks and drug tests are often essential, and expensive.  These screening tools assure staffing agencies that their candidates are appropriate for placement, but what should staffing agencies do when the client demands more than just a certification of the candidate’s qualifications?

 

Sharing the results of a client’s background check or drug test may seem like an easy way to keep clients happy, but it comes with some serious pitfalls for staffing agencies.  There are three ways that sharing background check or drug test results with clients could put staffing agencies at risk of serious liability.