Employers Group Announces Agreement with Kroll to Provide Comprehensive Background Screening Services to its Members

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Relationship helps employers take the guesswork out of background checks and E-Verify

We know our partnership with Kroll will allow our members the opportunity to streamline and improve their performance, while leveraging the industry’s finest in managing both compliance burden and risk. Our members will find Kroll’s services and their client care valuable in these difficult areas, including the future impact from E-Verify.

Employers Group, national leader in human resources expertise, knowledge, and advocacy, and Kroll, the world’s leading risk consulting company, are pleased to announce a relationship that will make Kroll’s Background Screening division the exclusive provider of background checks to Employers Group’s more than 3,000 member companies. Additionally, the partnership will help Employers Group members more easily perform employment eligibility verifications by better understanding and meeting evolving E-Verify requirements. Employers Group members can implement Kroll’s solutions to simplify and improve the efficiency of their Form I-9 and E-Verify processes.

The partnership is particularly timely in light of the Department of Homeland Security’s new initiative to audit 652 businesses nationwide to ensure compliance with Form I-9 procedures and crack down on the hiring of undocumented workers. With penalties for even clerical mistakes ranging from $100 to $1,100 per I-9 Form, Employers Group members will benefit from the error-detecting and automation offered by Kroll.

Kroll’s Background Screening division is the industry expert and offers a wide range of employment background screening services that will be made available to members at a special Employers Group rate. Some of the available services include:

  • Form I-9 and E-Verify services
  • Criminal record searches
  • SSN trace and address locator
  • Employment and education verifications
  • Motor vehicle checks
  • Drug and alcohol testing

"Kroll perfectly fits our mission: To provide our members with state-of-the-art, industry-leading service," says Mark Wilbur, president and CEO of Employers Group. "We know our partnership with Kroll will allow our members the opportunity to streamline and improve their performance, while leveraging the industry’s finest in managing both compliance burden and risk. Our members will find Kroll’s services and their client care valuable in these difficult areas, including the future impact from E-Verify."

This new alliance between Employers Group and Kroll will provide a single source to Employers Group members for all background screening and verification needs, and will also provide Kroll the opportunity to extend to its clients the HR solutions and expertise offered by Employers Group.

About Kroll
Kroll, the world’s leading risk consulting company, provides a wide range of investigative, intelligence, financial, security and technology services through more than 60 offices in 29 countries. Kroll is a subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE: MMC), the global professional services firm.

Kroll’s Background Screening division provides organizations worldwide with comprehensive screening services that help them make empowered decisions and mitigate risks through industry-leading expertise and cutting-edge technology. The accurate, compliant, and timely information it supplies helps its clients make informed choices in critical areas such as employment, vendor selection, investment placement, institutional admissions, and data breach incident management – including identity theft solutions for individuals. For more information, visit http://www.krollbackgroundscreening.com.

About Employers Group
Employers Group, a California-based human resources expert and advocate, serves employers nationwide by delivering human resources solutions to its members. Originally founded in Los Angeles as the Merchant’s and Manufacturers Association in 1896, the organization has moved from serving the interests of just California employers to helping companies across the globe mitigate risk, cut costs, and advocate for employer rights. Employers Group provides a member helpline with day-to-day guidance about employment laws and regulations, professional development, consulting projects, and compensation and workplace trends surveys. It is the “voice” for businesses in both the judicial system the California Legislature and Congress, advocating for employers every step of the way; thus, thousands of employers have come to rely on Employers Group for "everything HR," freeing them to do what they do best to grow their
businesses. For more information, visit http://www.employersgroup.com

This press release was distributed through eMediawire by Human Resources Marketer (HR Marketer: http://www.HRmarketer.com) on behalf of the company listed above.

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