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Company Overview of Sterling Infosystems, Inc.

Company Overview

Sterling Infosystems, Inc., doing business as SterlingBackcheck, provides background checks and employment screening services to clients in various industries that include education, energy and transportation, financial services, government, healthcare, real estate and field services, residential, retail, staffing, technology, utilities, and volunteer. Its pre-employment screening services include credit reports, criminal record checks, drug and health screening, education and employment verification, executive investigations, business and financial health, identity authentication, and motor vehicle records checks, and sanctions, risk, and compliance. The company’s post-hire services include...

1 State Street Plaza

24th Floor

New York, NY 10004

United States

Founded in 1975





Key Executives for Sterling Infosystems, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 55
Founder and Chairman of the Board
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 61
Executive Vice President of Global Operations and Chief Executive Officer of Sterling, India
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Sterling Infosystems, Inc. Key Developments

The Hertz Corporation, Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. and Sterling Infosystems, Inc. Faces Lawsuit for Allegedly Violating Federal Background Check Law

The law firm Outten & Golden LLP and the nonprofit organization Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area announced that The Hertz Corporation, Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Inc., and Sterling Infosystems Inc. are accused in a new federal lawsuit of violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) during criminal background checks of Hertz job applicants. Filed in San Francisco federal court, the nationwide class action lawsuit alleges that Hertz and Sterling failed to comply with FCRA's notice requirements prior to taking adverse actions against job applicants and that Sterling has failed to notify job applicants when it furnishes Hertz with negative background check reports and to follow strict procedures to ensure the accuracy and completeness of those reports. Filed on behalf of plaintiff Peter Lee, of Richmond, Calif., and all similarly situated applicants for employment with Hertz, the complaint also alleges that Hertz has failed to provide job applicants with appropriate disclosures and obtain authorization in writing prior to procuring background checks for employment purposes. Mr. Lee is represented by Jahan C. Sagafi and Katrina L. Eiland, of Outten & Golden LLP, and Meredith Desautels and Stephanie Funt, of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area. The legal team seeks to represent the proposed nationwide class of Hertz job applicants.

SterlingBackcheck Announces Management Changes

SterlingBackcheck announced that Clare Hart, the company's current president, will assume the role of chief executive officer and become a member of the company's board of directors effective January 1, 2015. William Greenblatt, SterlingBackcheck's current CEO, will become chairman, overseeing the company's growth and strategy. Greenblatt has led the company for 39 years since its founding. The planned CEO transition is part of the company's multiyear strategy of domestic and global expansion.

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