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FCRA Compliance: Major Companies Sued Over Hiring Practices

There are precise rules and regulations that every company must follow when bringing on new employees. These rules ensure that companies hire employees fairly for any particular job. Some major companies are facing lawsuits for failing to…
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How Employers Can Screen Applicants per Federal and State Law

One of the most challenging aspects of running a business, big or small, is finding quality employees. One major step in this process is verifying that your applicants are who they say they are. This can include verifying education, criminal…
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Don’t Let This Technicality Cost Your Company

A class-action lawsuit sued several large corporations over a small Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) technicality. An FCRA technicality that could be quite costly for small businesses as well. Huge corporations like Michale's Stores, Whole…
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Why Choose a PBSA-Accredited Background Check Provider

It is kind of an oxymoron, but it is important for you to understand who checks your background check provider. The leading checker of checkers in the U.S. is the Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA). Choosing a PBSA-accredited…
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Your Guide to FCRA Compliance for Employment Screening

As a business owner or HR professional, it's important to understand the laws and regulations surrounding employment screening, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The FCRA sets standards for the collection, use, and distribution…
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The Importance of FCRA Compliance for Employment Screening

Maintaining compliance with FCRA standards while pursuing employment screening is essential for employers. If you were to ignore consumer laws, even accidentally, you would open yourself up to a very expensive and time-consuming lawsuit. It's…
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7 Reasons to Invest in a Compliance Plan

Are you looking for ways to improve your compliance plan or program? Do you want to know what other companies are doing to ensure compliance with regulations? If so, then this is the blog for you! At TruDiligence, we specialize in compliance…
Navigating EEOC Guidelines and Practices for Background Check Compliance

Navigating EEOC Guidelines and Practices for Background Check Compliance

The EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) lays out guidelines for employers to follow when conducting background checks on employees. Background check compliance is essential for any business, as the EEOC can levy hefty fines for non-compliance.…
FCRA Compliance in the Context of Affirmative Action and Background Checks

FCRA Compliance in the Context of Affirmative Action and Background Checks

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), a federal law that requires fairness, accuracy, and privacy, asserts that background checks must include credit reports. If a company breaks this act, it has to pay for any harm it causes its workers. The…
How TruDiligence Ensures FCRA Compliance for Your Background Checks

How TruDiligence Ensures FCRA Compliance for Your Background Checks

If you're in the market for a new employee, you'll want to ensure that you comply with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). This act sets the standards for employers' use of credit reports and other background checks when hiring decisions.…
TruDiligence: FCRA Compliance With Background Checks

TruDiligence: FCRA Compliance With Background Checks

Do you know what the Fair Credit Reporting Act is? If not, you should. The FCRA regulates the use of credit reports, background checks, and other consumer information by employers. This act is in place to protect employees from being discriminated…
6 Tips to Help You Remain Compliant for Background Checks

6 Tips to Help You Remain Compliant With Background Checks

There are many types of background checks that a company can conduct on an individual. You can check their credit history, their criminal history, their employment history, their academic history, etc. You can also run drug screenings and check…