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Michigan Background Checks
The state of Michigan has one of the highest crime rates in the United States. It is very important for employers to thoroughly screen their job candidates. Intelifi specializes in assisting Michigan employers to get the most comprehensive, accurate criminal background check available to ensure that any crime an applicant may have is discovered. Many of the county courts in Michigan do not update records reliably to the National Criminal Report’s database, so it is important for an employer to work with a screening provider that understands this and can cover any possible gaps. Intelifi has direct access to all of the county courts in Michigan. We have court researchers that go to every court on a daily basis to perform record checks, so we can always ensure we have the most up to date, complete report available. We can provide you with a one-step search that covers you nationally as well as at the county level.Michigan criminal background checks report all Felony and Misdemeanor convictions, which range from severe crimes such as Rape, to less serious offenses such as Petty Theft.Contact Intelifi today to begin comprehensive pre-employment screening in the state of Michigan.
- Restriction : Use of arrest record with no conviction
Employer may not consider an arrest for a misdemeanor that did not result in a conviction.
See MCLA §37.2205a(1)
Useful State Web Page:
Michigan Civil Rights Commission, “Pre-Employment Inquiry Guide” is available online at http://michigan.gov/documents/mdcr/Preemploymentguide62012_388403_7.pdf
- Restriction : Use of Social Media Password Information
Employers may not request user names or passwords of an applicant/employee’s personal websites or social media. There may be exceptions for employee misconduct and investigations.
The law is the result of Michigan – HB 5523, Act 478 (2012). The effective date was December 28, 2012. This law is codified as Section 37.271 thru 37.278.