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Insurance board’s publication – The Steward Summer 2017

By July 18, 2017No Comments

Complying with Fair Credit Reporting Act & Managing a Legal Background Screening Program

Adopting a solid screening and selection process is your first line of defense in creating a safe environment. A thorough, consistent process may discourage offenders from targeting your church. Failure to discover a known offender can affect those in your care and the church’s reputation, financial stability, and trust within the community. Background screening is highly regulated and filled with legal complexities, so how can you mitigate these risks so your church can benefit from the added safety that screening provides?

Informing the Congregation about Embezzlement
Church leaders often refuse to disclose to the congregation any information about an incident of embezzlement for fear of being sued for defamation

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