Compliance and Legislation, california, consumer credit reports

California Amends Laws Relating to the Release of Consumer Credit Reports

Governor Brown approved new legislation on October 1, 2013, affecting the release of consumer credit reports to consumer...

Compliance and Legislation, employment law, consumer credit reports, social media checks

backgroundchecks.com Legislation and Compliance Update - Nevada Prohibits Social Media Access_1306201

Earlier this month, Nevada passed Assembly Bill 181 which establishes two new unlawful employment practices.  The two-fo...

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Compliance and Legislation, employee background checks, consumer credit reports, Nevada

Nevada Restricts Employers’ Use of Consumer Credit Reports or Other Credit Information

In a growing trend, Nevada joins nine other states to prohibit the use of consumer credit reports or other credit inform...

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Industry News, FCRA, consumer credit reports, mortgage modification

Menashi Versus American Home Mortgage Servicing Inc

Menashi v. Am. Home Mortg. Servicing, Inc., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 114387 (M.D. Fla. Oct. 4, 2011) Facts:  Plaintiff file...

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Compliance and Legislation, pre-employment screening, consumer credit reports, Connecticut

backgroundchecks.com Legislation and Compliance Update - Connecticut Limits Employers’ Use of Credit Reports

With important exceptions, a new Connecticut law prohibits employers from requiring employees to consent to a credit che...

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Compliance and Legislation, EEOC, consumer credit reports

Compliance and Legislation Update - The EEOC and Me

The situation A few years ago, had you asked the average businessman his personal philosophy on background screening, hi...

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