How do you do a background check on someone?
To uncover information about arrests, convictions, and incarcerations (a criminal background check), most information will be in the public record. To find this information, visit court and other government websites to access these documents. Type “criminal records” and then your state in a search engine.
Should my employer pay for my background check?
Employers are required to cover expenses for criminal background checks, fingerprinting, medical exams, drug tests, and other searches or checks made on applicants or existing employees. The law applies to both public and private employees.
Can employers check where you live?
The simple answer to these questions is yes, your employer can making hiring and firing decisions based on where you live. Government employers might also require employees live within the city or county in which they work.