Minnesota to Test Fingerprinting System for Caregivers

In a recent article, Chris Serres, (Star Tribune, July 19, 2014) reported that the Minnesota Department of Human Services will begin testing a new a electronic system of fingerprint based background checks for caregivers.  It is their hope that by January every newly hired worker who cares for children, the elderly and people with disabilities be required to be fingerprinted and photographed.  Continue reading ->