Questions and Answers, Background Checks, employment screening

What Does a Background Check Look For?

What does a background check look for? The answer to this question depends on several factors, including the type of bac...

Compliance and Legislation, FCRA violations, Fair Credit Reporting Act, employment screening

Employer Sued in Class Action for Inadequate Disclosures and Notices

As we previously reported, plaintiffs’ lawyers are targeting employers in class actions based on violations of the Fair ...

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Compliance and Legislation, FTC, employment screening, guidance

FTC Releases Employer Guidance

  The Federal Trade Commission has released guidance for employers who use consumer reports for employment purposes. The...

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Industry News, EEOC, criminal records, employment screening

EEOC Hearing Scheduled on Use of Criminal Records

The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS), of which we are a founding member, is preparing c...

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