In many cases, the screening requirement is embedded in the contract requirements for the company and although our experience shows about 5 percent of the network may refuse screenings, the vast majority of the companies will comply with the program. Historically, if the contract requirements we not enforced, the contracted company has been able to elude the screening requirements, which would put customers and others at great risk. An important consideration with the contractor screening program is that a criminal record alone will not make someone ineligible to work on that contract. All decisions are based on the relevant level of risk a criminal or driving record may bring and the goal is not to eliminate people through the screening process who might be skilled and competent contractors.
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