fcra compliance

The Significance of Seven Years in Background Screening

March 22, 2022 | Jenni Gray
While employers are evaluating background screening services or making policy decisions about employment background checks, there are multiple references to “seven years.” This can create...
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Managing Background Screening for a Global Remote Workforce

March 14, 2022 | Shannon Shoemaker
Global background checks are expected to be even more common in 2022 as many employers are taking advantage of a remote workforce to expand talent...
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5 Commonly Asked Questions About Background Screening for HR and Recruiting Leaders

May 7, 2019 | Shannon Shoemaker
HR and recruiting leaders are wholly invested in compliance when it comes to background screening and employment law. It’s imperative that we stay on top...
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House Passes Legislation to Restrict Employer Use of Wage History Information

April 2, 2019 | David Bennett
On March 27th, the House of Representatives passed HR 7, the “Paycheck Fairness Act,” by a vote of 242 to 187.  The bill includes several...
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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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Why FCRA Standards and Processes Matter for Employers

October 15, 2018 | Shannon Shoemaker
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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The Business Impact of Integrating Your Applicant Tracking and Background Screening Solutions

November 9, 2017 | Bryan Barajas
If you are a recruiter or human resources professional working for an enterprise or mid-market size organization, you are more than likely using an applicant...
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A Class Action Lawsuit Bonanza: FCRA Lawsuits Increase Almost 60% In One Month

October 26, 2017 | Bryan Barajas
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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