Verified Credentials Introduces New Electronic I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification: Web-Based Solution Streamlines I-9 Management for Employers

LAKEVILLE, MN – February 17, 2009 – Verified Credentials, Inc., the leader in background screening since 1984, announced today the nationwide availability of their web-based Electronic I-9 Verification solution, enabling employers to verify the work eligibility of newly hired employees through the U.S. government’s E-Verify system.

E-Verify is an online system that provides access to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Social Security Administration (SSA) databases to registered participants. As a Certified Designated Agent for E-Verify, Verified Credentials can now submit queries to DHS and SSA government databases and compare the information with an employee’s I-9 form, including Social Security number, work visa authorization, I-94 arrival and departure numbers, and immigration “A” number.

Verified Credentials’ new Electronic I-9 Verification provides employers with an easier, more efficient way to electronically administer post-hire employment eligibility verifications within Verified Credentials’ proprietary, web-based background screening solution.
Verified Credentials simplifies I-9 management for employers through:

— An easy, streamlined online submission process.
— Email notices and instructions when follow-up action is required by the employer.
— Paperless storage of results and communications.
— Real-time status updates for fast turnaround.

“The new Electronic I-9 Verification expands Verified Credentials’ services beyond employment background screening to help employers consolidate human resources processes and records,” said Kevin Spang, CEO of Verified Credentials. “As state and federal regulations continue to expand, the process we have defined for our new Electronic I-9 Verification will not only help employers meet these E-Verify regulations, but also streamline and simplify the process with the same outstanding customer service, quality and accuracy Verified Credentials has always provided.”

About Us
The leader in background screening since 1984, Verified Credentials delivers background screening services with industry-leading speed and accuracy, combined with unparalleled customer service. With 25 years of experience and knowledge in background screening and more than 40 products and services available, Verified Credentials goes the extra mile to streamline the process, saving human resource professionals time and ultimately money, as well as bringing peace of mind in selecting the right people. For more information on Verified Credentials, visit http://www.verifiedcredentials.com or call 800.473.4934.

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