IntegrityFirst and Work Shield Announce Distribution Partnership to Protect Workplace Culture

IntegrityFirst Partners with Work Shield to Implement a Comprehensive Workplace Misconduct Solution

IntegrityFirst, the industry leader in pre-employment integrity testing, announced a distribution partnership with Work Shield, the only complete end-to-end solution provider for resolving organizational misconduct and enhancing DEI initiatives by protecting workplace culture. Through this partnership, IntegrityFirst, a division of Merchants Information Solutions, will collaborate with Work Shield by introducing the offering to their clients and partners to bring this much needed service to their networks.

IntegrityFirst helps organizations improve performance by identifying applicants with the highest likelihood of workplace success, resulting in significantly increased productivity metrics, improved employee retention, decreased safety incidents and reduced workers’ compensation costs. As a Work Shield partner, IntegrityFirst will further help companies create safe environments by providing a meaningful and effective workplace misconduct reporting service.

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“By giving employees a voice to be heard, Work Shield provides a reliable and accessible incident reporting platform for identifying hostile workplace behavior,” said Russ Johnson, President and CEO of Merchants Information Solutions. “By partnering with Work Shield, employers demonstrate that they are serious about providing a safe and productive environment for their employees.”

With a shared vision for helping employers and institutions in all industries succeed, Work Shield allows business leaders to understand trends and patterns with harassment, discrimination and misconduct in their organization. Organizations can also identify potential problem areas, including inappropriate behavioral patterns, incident trends and more. Work Shield provides executives with peace of mind that their employees are in a safe environment, while also protecting the company’s reputation, culture and balance sheet, as well as mitigating risk.

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“We are thrilled to partner with IntegrityFirst to further our mission to create safer and more inclusive workplace cultures,” stated Jared Pope, CEO and founder of Work Shield. “We are proud to provide an enhanced and data-driven platform to improve organizations’ understanding of their cultural health, while continuing to empower employees to be heard and giving organizations the tools to listen at scale.”

“We are excited to partner with Work Shield and bring a game-changing service to customers and partners who are looking to create a clear path to removing workplace misconduct, while supporting DEI initiatives.” said Mark Walker, Vice President of Business Development at Merchants. “We know the shared values between our companies will forge a long and successful partnership.”

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