BBB Expels Elite Placement For Accreditation Violation

June 27, 2014

St. Louis, Mo., June 27, 2014Better Business Bureau (BBB) has revoked BBB Accreditation of Elite Placement of St. Louis for a violation of BBB’s Accreditation Agreement. BBB’s Executive Committee took this action on June 24, 2014, upon recommendation of its Standards and Compliance Committee.

BBB notified Elite Placement on several occasions between Dec. 20, 2013 and June 19, 2014, of a recent pattern of complaints. The company failed to address the pattern of complaints.

BBB Accredited Businesses are required to respond to customer complaints and BBB inquiries, to make a good faith effort to resolve complaints and to honor arbitration decisions. Failure to do so is considered prejudicial to the best interests of BBB and private enterprise. 

Expulsion from accreditation status is unfortunate. However, BBB takes enforcement of its standards very seriously. Applicants for BBB Accreditation also must meet BBB standards. They can be denied accreditation if they fail to comply.

BBB Standards of Accreditation are designed to offer consumers confidence before they make purchasing decisions. Consumers are urged to contact BBB at 314-645-3300 or, for a BBB Business Review before doing business with any company or charity.

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