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VeriFirst Background Screening, LLC Certified as Employer Agent with U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

New employee screening portal ComplianceCloud provides simple employment eligibility verification

WEST CHESTER, Pa., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VeriFirst Background Screening, LLC, a national leader in risk management and background screening services, has been certified as an employer agent with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. This certification fully integrates E-Verify employment eligibility into VeriFirst's web-based employee screening portal. The online automated system, ComplianceCloud, will be launched on February 1, 2014.

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VeriFirst's ComplianceCloud uses E-Verify to provide instant verification of employment eligibility by comparing an applicant's I-9 information to data from Homeland Security (DHS) and Social Security Administration records.

The common key benefits of using an Employer Agent and E-Verify include:

  • Reduce paperwork and manual activities
  • Simplify Form I-9 employment eligibility
  • Effective program management
  • Ensure a legally authorized workforce
  • Maintain compliance with state and federal legislation
  • Reduce risk of government fines

Compliance Cloud also offers a suite of purpose-built services designed to help employment screening clients comply with state and federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) regulations. Integrated directly into a web-based screening platform, Compliance Cloud offers a centralized portal for:

  • Applicant consent forms
  • Employee background screening
  • Acceptance letters and adverse action notification delivery
  • Electronic Form I-9 and E-Verify employment eligibility

"Gaining this certification allows us to offer instant and secure access to reliable data. This gives our clients the ability to make the right hiring decisions quickly and securely," said Ryan Howard, Vice President, Business Development.

Clients interested in a free trial of the new portal are encouraged to sign up on the company website: http://www.VeriFirst.com/ComplianceCloud/

About VeriFirst: 
VeriFirst Background Screening, LLC is a national leading provider of risk management and background screening services. From student housing and multifamily tenant screening, to employment background checks, vendor screening, and customer identification verification, VeriFirst delivers tailored consolidated solutions that help minimize risk and make better, more informed decisions.  For more information on VeriFirst, call 1-800-891-6024 or visit http://www.verifirst.com

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Ryan Howard
610-840-8145

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