Paychex Clients Get Worker Screening

June 18, 2002 ( - Clients of Paychex Inc., a payroll and human resources services outsourcer, will now have access to pre-employment worker screening through a new Paychex agreement with Kroll Background America Inc.

Paychex clients can access a password protected Web site to request a search of county and state criminal records, verification of academic credentials, and employment history.

Also on the site, employers can input data on applicants, monitor submitted requests, retrieve results, and order reports.

Paychex, Inc. provides HR outsourcing for small- to medium-sized business. Kroll Background America, a subsidiary of Kroll Inc., provides employee and vendor screening.