TITLE

Slipping THROUGH THE Screen

AUTHOR(S)
Haugsted, Linda
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Multichannel News;12/12/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 52, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article deals with installers of cable television systems who took advantage of the families whose home they entered to install or repair cable systems. An overview of the case of Ceotis Franks, an installer for Comcast Corp., who raped a woman and almost killed her, was presented. It is suggested that companies should conduct a complete background checks before hiring employees to avoid this kind of problem. The reasons why companies are reluctant to talk about their employee screening processes are given. INSET: SIX SIGNS OF TROUBLE TO WATCH FOR.
ACCESSION #
19133920

 

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