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Minimize Legal Risk by Enforcing Compliance in the Adverse Action Process – Part II

March 6, 2019 | David Bennett
In Part I of this blog series, we examined Adverse Action at a high level and provided insights into employer obligations under FCRA.  Part II...
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Minimize Legal Risk by Enforcing Compliance in the Adverse Action Process – Part I

February 28, 2019 | David Bennett
Most companies use some form of pre-employment screening to protect against hiring risks. Pre-employment screening allows employers and prospective employers to check for prior criminal...
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Key Employer Takeaways to Ensure FCRA Compliance in Background Screening Disclosure and Authorization

February 20, 2019 | David Bennett
On January 29, 2019, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an important opinion that is relevant for employers who are responsible for providing job...
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5 Background Check Standards You Need to Know in 2019

January 8, 2019 | Debbie Caporusso
Screening candidates to fill a position has always been a challenge for employers, regardless whether or not a candidate has a criminal record. These important...
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Why FCRA Standards and Processes Matter for Employers

October 15, 2018 | Debbie Caporusso
The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) is federal legislation in the United States that is intended to promote accuracy, fairness and privacy for data used...
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A Class Action Lawsuit Bonanza: FCRA Lawsuits Increase Almost 60% In One Month

October 26, 2017 | Doreen Koronios
According to a report by WebRecon, from September 1, 2017 to September 30, 2017, 556 consumers filed FCRA (Fair Credit Reporting Act) complaints, 245 of...
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ALERT: Remove That Liability Waiver From Your FCRA Disclosure

September 6, 2017 | Doreen Koronios
Despite the fact that the Ninth Circuit Court found that it is a “willful” FCRA violation to include a liability waiver in the FCRA Disclosure,...
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Avoiding Litigation in the Era of Surging FCRA Class Action Suits

July 12, 2017 | Doreen Koronios
Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) litigation has increased 47 percent in the last year according to ACA International. Background screening is a vital hiring tool...
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FTC Releases Tenant Screening Information on FCRA Compliance

October 21, 2016 | Doreen Koronios
  The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently released information on what landlords and their tenant background screening companies need to know to ensure compliance with...
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FCRA compliance is EVERYTHING in 2016

January 27, 2016 | Doreen Koronios
   As a hiring manager, you should know that legal compliance is one of the most critical parts of background screening your new hires.  A review...
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