This authorization and consent for release of personal information acknowledges that:
Big Creek Animal Hospital and/or its agent [background screening firm] may at any time I am applying for a job with, being assigned to, volunteer with or being employed by this Company, conduct investigations whether the records are of a public, private or confidential nature. These investigations might include, but are not limited to, searches of educational institutions attended; financial or credit institutions, including records of loans; records of commercial or retail credit agencies; other financial statements; records of previous employment, including work history, efficiency ratings, complaints and grievances filed by or against me; records and recollections of attorney-at-law or of other counsel, whether representing me or any other person (in either a civil or criminal case in which I have been involved); records from the U.S. Veterans' Administration; criminal history information of file in local, state or federal agencies; and motor vehicle records, and following an employment offer, workers' compensation reports from either the Department of Labor, National Personnel Records or the Industrial Commission or similar agencies under the provisions of the Fair Credit Reporting Act 15, USC section 1681 et seq.
(If applicable) I also authorize the National Personnel Records Center, or other custodian of my military service record, to release to Big Creek Animal Hospital and/or its agent [background screening firm], the following information and/or copies of documents from my military service record: DD214, service record, and any disciplinary records.
I understand that these searches will be used to determine work assignment or employment eligibility under the company's employment or volunteer policies. Therefore, I authorize and consent for full release of records (either orally or in writing) to the authorized representatives of the company. In addition, I release and discharge the company and its agent and associates to the full extent permitted by law from any claims, damages, losses, liabilities, costs expenses or any other charge or complaint filed with any agency arising from retrieving and reporting this information. I understand that according to the Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act, I am entitled to know whether employment was denied based upon the information obtained and to receive, upon written request, a disclosure of the background report. I also understand that I may request a copy of the report from my employer who has contracted its agent [Background screening firm]. After reading this document, I fully understand its contents and authorize the background verification.