Compliance and Legislation, Background Checks, EEOC, FTC, equal employment

What Employers Need to Know About Background Checks

The Equal Employment Opportunity (EEOC) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have issued a joint publication entitled,...

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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Compliance and Legislation, consumer reports, FTC

FTC Warning: A Consumer Report is A Consumer Report Even if You Think It’s Not

  According to the FTC’s website, these app makers all performed instant database checks into individual’s criminal hist...

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Compliance and Legislation, FCRA, FTC, guidance

Federal Trade Commission Issues New Guidance on the Fair Credit Reporting Act

  In 1990, the FTC issued a commentary on the FCRA (published as an appendix to 16 CFR part 600). Between 1997 and 2001,...

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