Essays Tagged: "Background check"

The Brady Bill - The Licence to Carry a Gun.

of gun control. He and his wife were leading supporters of the aptly named Brady Bill that posed a background check and a five day waiting period before a gun is to be sold, and restricts the sale of ... by the National Rifle Association, or the NRA.The Brady Bill imposes a five day waiting period and background check before a handgun can be bought. The Brady Bill, imposed in February 1994, has been ...

(7 pages) 117 0 4.2 Jan/1995

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Gun Control

blic roads, and licenses are not required for the purchase of cars. There are no waiting periods or background checks on the purchase of cars. People who misuse their cars are punished for their own a ... 205,000 gasoline service stations and auto dealers combined in 1990), it doesn't require a federal background check to run a gas station or to sell cars so those numbers aren't definitive. Those Fede ...

(3 pages) 37 0 3.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

The Gun Violence Prevention Act of 1994: The Brady Law.

tually receive a gunafter a purchase. The waiting period is to be used so that the seller can run a background check on the buyer. The Brady Law requires that the Attorney General set up a permanent n ... uyer. The Brady Law requires that the Attorney General set up a permanent national instant criminal background check system so that a dealer can find out if the person is eligible to receive the firea ...

(3 pages) 57 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Gun Control: Does It Work?

ny person wishing to purchase a gun must wait for a two-week period while the government performs a background check on that person. All this does is prevent honest people from being able to freely pu ...

(4 pages) 72 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Immigration as a social problem

pen immigration for individuals who are willing to enter at a Customs station and submit to a quick background check to ensure that they aren't criminals or terrorists. And I advocate treating people ...

(1 pages) 72 5 2.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

A Not So Perfect Fit When it comes to the process of hiring, organizations often incur a number of costs in the process

erviewed is indeed the best fit for the organization is for human resource professionals to conduct background checks. Although there are some legal limitations on the types of questions that can be a ... yee does indeed have the credentials that he or she presents on a resume. In spite of the fact that background checks do not always weed out potential problem employees, they can serve as the basis fo ...

(4 pages) 55 0 4.7 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

charles darwin creative essay

f what I heard. Even still, just to make sure I wasn't led astray by paltry rumor, I ran a thorough background check, coming up with some hard evidence myself and what I learned was shocking.Nearly Da ...

(2 pages) 26 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Employee Handbook Privacy Section

ey workplace issues and employee privacy. This section addresses privacy issues related to personal background information, off-work activities, and the corporate policy on the use of electronic monit ... mpany products and property, workplace safety, and the monitoring of employee productivity.Personal Background InformationIt is the company's policy to conduct thorough background checks on all potent ...

(6 pages) 421 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Animal Adoption Should Have More Reqirements

to answer a questionnaire.One of the requirements that should be added to adopting an animal, is a background check on the person or persons adopting. All animals have many needs and need to cared fo ... pting. All animals have many needs and need to cared for everyday of their lives. A good reason for background checks are because of this example. A family had just adopted a puppy and as soon as the ...

(2 pages) 36 2 4.6 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Falsified Resumes

name destroyed all because a) the applicant lied, and b) the hiring staff failed to do their proper background checks. This brings up the second point. Those involved with the decision-making process ... e should be a separation of duties. The person scanning the resumes should not be the one doing the background checks, the hiring, the processing, the positioning, etc. Had the above company used thei ...

(3 pages) 55 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Employee Handbook Privacy Section

ould ensure the worker's rights and confidentiality of the results.Another issue to be addressed is background checks on potential new hires. The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) has set guidelines an ... porting Act (FCRA) has set guidelines and standards for organizations to follow when implementing a background check. According to Alison Doyle (nd), "the FCRA defines a background check as a consumer ...

(7 pages) 554 1 3.6 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Employe Privacy Rights in the Workplace

kplace, such as: email, internet, keystrokes, phone conversations, property searches, drug testing, background checks, etc. Employees may feel like monitoring these things is an invasion of their priv ... to protect the safety and security of the company and its' employees.Why does an employer conduct a background check? Whether you are being considered for employment or promotion, the jobs might depen ...

(8 pages) 170 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Airports Before And After 9/11/01

d in airtransportation, is airport staff. The employees of before 9/11 were sometimes hired without background checks and even without experience in their positions. After these recent events, trainin ... ns. After these recent events, training in recognizing suspicious passengers is taking place. Also, background checks are being made regularly because of the fear of under-qualified workers, and even ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Employee Handbook

you cannot do the job, employers can fire you for drug use (n.d.).Another issue to be addressed is background checks on potential new hires. The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) has set guidelines an ... porting Act (FCRA) has set guidelines and standards for organizations to follow when implementing a background check. "The FCRA defines a background check as a consumer report. Before an employer can ...

(2 pages) 145 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Gun Control

ing period for handguns is a benefit to gun control. A waiting period allows the gun seller to do a background check on the buyer to make sure that he/she does not have a criminal record. A waiting pe ...

(1 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Violence is occurring all across the world right now in

ill put a five day waiting period on the purchasing of a handgun and required local law enforcement background checks on handgun purchasers. Also the government has banned the purchasing of assault ri ...

(1 pages) 426 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Ethical Decisions: Crimial Histories in Business

his man had little to gain from continuing in the interview process once we knew about his criminal background. By letting him know that we would investigate it, we allowed him to remove himself from ...

(3 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Gun Control and the Right to Own a Handgun

trol laws would infringe upon people's rights to own handguns. guns should only be distributed if a background check is done so it would be harder for a criminal to acquire a handgun.The right to own ... ws will not make America a safer place, but neither will giving a handgun to anyone without doing a background check. Guns are an effective tool, and the right to own one should always be in effect.

(1 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Workplace Violence: Deadley Dismissal

rkplace violence entitled "Deadly Dismissal".Question #1. Evaluate the U.S. Postal Service's use of background checks as a tool to reduce violence among its employees. Do you think Deming would agree ... k Deming would agree with this approach? Why or why not?The majority of companies today now conduct background checks on potential employees before they are officially offered an employment position. ...

(4 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2011

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Kroll Associates

charge. This was something that the company was not cognizant of because they did not do a thorough background check on this individual because his resume was so impressive. This too happened at Kroll ... think of hiring someone without an interview, nearly all employers also use some method of getting background information on applicants before an interview. This information can be solicited from the ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management