Wisconsin Pricing

Wisconsin Employment Screening Menu And Pricing

Background Check Description

  1. National Criminal Records Search $29.50
  2. State Wide Instant Criminal Search: $19.50
  3. County* Criminal Search: $19.50
  4. State Driving Record (MVR): N/A
  5. Social Security Number Trace: $7.50
  6. Drug Testing: $32.00 (Includes cost of collection)
  7. Workers' Comp Claims History Report: N/A
  8. Employment Verification: $15.00 Per Employer
  9. Credit Report: $12.00 (FCRA Compliant

In order to comply with the FAIR CREDIT REPORTING ACT employers must certify to us that they are requesting these reports for employment purposes, will maintain certain records and comply with all employment laws.

State Laws concerning background checks:
Remember, some states have both statutes and agency guidelines; others have only one source of rules, and a handful are silent on the subject. Some State laws are more restrictive than Federal laws.

Wis. Stat. Ann. §§ 111.31 to 111.35

Rules for employers:
It is a violation of state civil rights law to discriminate against an employee on the basis of a prior arrest or conviction record.

Arrest records:
May not ask about arrests unless there are pending charges.

May not ask about convictions unless charges substantially relate to job.

Special situations:
Employers are entitled to obtain complete criminal record information for positions that require bonding and for burglar alarm installers.

For more information: Get agency guidelines for pre-employment inquiries: Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, Civil Rights Division Publications, "Fair Hiring & Avoiding Loaded Interview Questions

National criminal records checks contains records from 38 states. it also includes registered sex offenders in those states.

It is always important to run a County criminal records check since about 30 to 40 % of county criminal records are not contained in the state criminal records and to insure the information is the most current available.

County criminal records checks requires a manual search of records and takes 12 to 36 hours.

Background check Release/Authorizations signed by applicants must be separate from employment applications and are subject to FCRA audit.

Please keep them on file for a period of two years in case you are asked to produce them.

For questions regarding Human Resources or employment regulations you may want to contact Jennifer McBennett of Seay Management Consultants at 407-426-9484 or email her.