Tag: Fair Credit Reporting Act

Know Your Rights

Credit reporting law doesn’t give job seekers a right to explain criminal history, 8th Circuit says

May 6, 2022

Via: ABA Journal

A job applicant turned down for a job because she didn’t disclose her criminal history can’t sue the employer in federal court for a violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday. The St. Louis-based […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

FCRA Background Check Compliance for Employers

April 29, 2021

Via: Business News Daily

The Fair Credit Reporting Act governs how employers execute, obtain, and manage consumer reports, including standard pre-employment and current employment-related background checks. This process not only protects personal data but also allows employers to fully assess whether a candidate is […]