The background checks may be obtained from either the State Department of Public Safety (DPS) or a DPS-approved private background company. The bill does not require background checks for employees that perform these services in a commercial setting.
According to the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors-National Association (PHCC), "Pre-employment screening is one of the best ways to help avoid hiring the wrong people." As a member benefit, PHCC members may receive discounted background checks on employees through ADP Screening and Selection Services.
For more information, call 888-606-7869 and mention that you are a PHCC member or visit the company's Web site at www.adp.com.
Publication date: 01/12/2004