Industry News, Background Checks, FCRA, Credit checks

The Future of Credit Checks

Do credit checks have a future as part of the employee background check process? As legislation increasingly restricts t...

Industry News, pay equity, FCRA, salary history

A Mid-Year Compliance Report: Pay Equity Laws

Last week, we explored some of the legislation and compliance changes that have occurred so far in 2020 in the ban the b...

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Industry News, ban the box, EEOC, FCRA

A Mid-Year Ban the Box Compliance Report: Ban the Box

2020 has been a hectic year for everyone, but especially for employers. First, businesses had to contend with the stay-a...

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Industry News, COVID-19, FCRA, staff background checks

CFPB Issues Guidance on FCRA in Light of COVID-19

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently issued guidance to help consumer reporting agencies (including ...

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Industry News, FCRA, federal background check

Background Checks Must Be Comprehensive to Be Fully Effective

The resume is meant to be one of the cornerstones of the employment application process, a record of an individual's ski...

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Industry News, criminal background check, FCRA

The Gilberg Decision: What a Recent Court Case Reminds Us about the FCRA

Background check lawsuits have increased in number over the past ten years. According to CBS News, background check comp...

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Industry News, FCRA, contractor screening

The Pitfalls of Hiring Contractors: Why Screening is Important

More companies than ever rely on contractors to perform huge volumes of work—and that pattern is not limited to industry...

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Industry News, FCRA, 7-Eleven

7-Eleven Settles $2M FCRA Class Action Lawsuit

The convenience store chain 7-Eleven recently paid out nearly $2 million to settle a class-action lawsuit that alleges i...

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Industry News, FCRA, gig economy, background screening, independent contractor

Federal Court Rule Raises Questions about the FCRA in the Gig Economy

How does the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) apply to independent contractor roles? A recent federal court ruling out o...

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Industry News, FCRA, regulatory compliance, Delta

Delta Air Lines Faces Multi-million Settlement in Hiring Practices Lawsuit

For businesses at every level and of every size, regulatory compliance is a concern. Every industry has rules to follow ...

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