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Indianapolis Woman Files FCRA Claim Against Area Employer

By Michael Klazema on 5/2/2017   |   Tags:   FCRA  Indiana

An Indiana healthcare management company is facing a lawsuit from a woman whose job offer from the company was rescinded last year. The woman alleges that the company did not follow FCRA protocol when using contents of her background check report to disqualify her from consideration.

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