Questions and Answers, disclosure, consent, anonymous background checks

Are Background Checks Anonymous?

In many everyday situations, you may wish to use a background check to learn a bit more about someone. Perhaps a neighbo...

Compliance and Legislation, disclosure, FCRA

Ninth Circuit Rules that Disclosures Containing Waivers Violate the FCRA

For the past 5 years, backgroundchecks.com has reported rulings of district courts around the country that have ruled th...

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Industry News, new york city, disclosure, ban the box

New Requirements Could Be Coming to NYC's Ban the Box Law

In October 2015, New York City's "Fair Chance Act," officially banning the box for all private and public employers oper...

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Compliance and Legislation, disclosure, class action, Fair Credit Reporting Act

Active FCRA Judge Reaffirms Trend Against Employers in Class Action for Insufficient FCRA Disclosure

As we have previously reported, plaintiffs’ lawyers are pursuing employers in class actions seeking compensation for the...

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Compliance and Legislation, disclosure, FCRA, class actions

Employers Continue to be Sued in Class Action Lawsuits Alleging FCRA Violations

There appears to be a new favorite claim among plaintiffs’ attorneys these days. Three class action lawsuits were filed ...

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Industry News, disclosure, FCRA violations, class actions

Pizza Chain and Major Bank Sued in Class Actions for Technical FCRA Violations

Plaintiff's law firms are suing large employers for technical violations of the disclosure requirements of the FCRA. At ...

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Compliance and Legislation, disclosure, class action, Fair Credit Reporting Act

District Court Allows Class Action Suit Based On Technical Failures to Comply with FCRA

A federal district court recently certified a class action against an employer based on arguable, but technical, failure...

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