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I have worked at my present job for 35 1/2 years. My employer merged with another hospital about 5 years ago. Their H.R. Policy states that it is mandatory to have a Pa. Criminal Background Check. And if an employee has been convicted under one or more of the crimes defined in Pa. Act 1690 1990 Section 501 Definitions and expanded in Section 503 they will be terminated. About 25 years ago I was convicted of petty retail thief of about 7-8 dollars in merchandise. Will I fall under this Policy?
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Lawyer: Maverick, Attorney replied 2 years ago
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1. If the merger happened 5 years ago, why is this coming up now?

2. Did you check you public criminal history to see if it even shows up there?

3. I did not find any such law: "Pa. Act 1690 1990 Section 501" can you double check the cite please?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
It has been a slow merger and they have implemented things slowly over the pass 5 years. I have not checked my record. I don't know how to go about this. I am sorry I typed that wrong. It is Pa. Act 1690 1996, Section 501 Definitions and expanded in Section 503
Lawyer: Maverick, Attorney replied 2 years ago

You can check you own criminal history at public info sites like the ones listed here.

Still not finding that law. See here. This one does not seem to apply. Need more info about this law as the cite does not appear to be correct.

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