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Employers Paid Out $174M to Resolve Background Check Lawsuits

July 30, 2019 | Chris Catalano
A new compilation of court records finds that over the past decade employers have paid out over $174 million to resolve class-action lawsuits alleging that...
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Proposed Amendments to FCRA Legislation Would Significantly Impact Employment Background Checks

March 26, 2019 | David Bennett
As the 116th Congress gets underway, members of Congress are introducing new proposed legislation. Many proposals, of course, never become law.  That said, it is...
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How Background Checks Work for US-based Employers Who Conduct International Background Checks

March 12, 2019 | Rob Jones, VP and GM
Globalization and outsourcing have led many US-based organizations to expand their business operations internationally and increase their hiring of employees located outside of the US....
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5 Background Check Standards You Need to Know in 2019

January 8, 2019 | Shannon Shoemaker
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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Top 4 Compliance Steps in Avoiding Liability Issues During the Hiring Process

September 12, 2017 | Bryan Barajas
Reasonable Reporting Procedures How compliant is your background screening provider? The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has found that certain practices may be indicators that a...
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Avoiding Litigation in the Era of Surging FCRA Class Action Suits

July 12, 2017 | Bryan Barajas
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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Do you know your rights under the FCRA? If not, the CFPB has the document for you.

October 30, 2014 | Bryan Barajas
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has posted “A Summary of Your Rights Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act” on their website. The summary document...
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