Fair Credit Reporting Act Compliance Regarding Background Checks

Fair Credit Reporting Act Compliance Regarding Background Checks

 To help ensure organizations stay safe and protected from FCRA lawsuits, employers must take appropriate action to remain compliant. In this guide, you will learn about Fair Credit Reporting Act compliance regarding background checks. What…
FCRA Compliance: Your Ultimate Guide

FCRA Compliance: Your Ultimate Guide

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) governs credit reporting agencies and regulates them. Thus, ensuring the information they gather and distribute remains a fair and accurate summary of a consumer's credit history. The FCRA passed in 1970…
Fair Credit Reporting Act Compliance Errors Can Have Huge Costs

Fair Credit Reporting Act Compliance Errors Can Have Huge Costs

Evaluating an applicant's suitability for employment involves reviewing several different dimensions of their character. One of those dimensions is reviewing their credit. Poor credit may indicate poor decision-making in the applicant's history.…
Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) Compliance Checklist

Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) Compliance Checklist

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) operates to protect consumers. The FCRA regulates employers who perform background checks using Consumer Reporting Agencies (CRA's). Further, the reports include education verification, criminal history,…
How to Conduct Background Checks That Are Compliant With the Fair Credit Reporting Act

How to Conduct Background Checks That Are Compliant With the Fair Credit Reporting Act

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) regulates access and use of an individual's credit report. Since the law passed in 1970, Congress expanded its scope to apply to background check services and credit bureaus. Here is how a business can conduct…
Background Check Compliance With the Fair Credit Reporting Act

Background Check Compliance With the Fair Credit Reporting Act

The Fair Credit Reporting Act includes federal legislation passed in 1970. It protects consumers from incorrect information recorded on their credit reports. The FCRA also ensures the accurate recording of credit information, the collection,…
Background Checks and Database Searches: How to Be FCRA Compliant

Background Checks and Database Searches: How to Be FCRA Compliant

How do you find an employee who's perfect for your business? When you need someone who's reliable, trustworthy, and loyal, it can be tempting to turn to a background check or database search firm like TruDiligence. What Is a Database Search? The…
Understanding FCRA Compliance for Employment Background Checks

Understanding FCRA Compliance for Employment Background Checks

Employers want to conduct a background check when hiring employees to ensure that they employ people of integrity, highly qualified, and experienced. The Fair Credit Reporting Act covers all these aspects. Here is everything you need to know…
Pitfalls For Employers and Landlords: Credit Reports

Credit Reports as Pitfalls for Employers and Landlords

Many employers and landlords think that the Fair Credit Reporting Act applies only to consumer credit. Learn the truth about credit reports.
PBSA Accreditation and Why It's Important For Your Business

PBSA Accreditation and Why It’s Important for Your Business

PBSA accreditation is crucial for a variety of reasons. One of the most important reasons is that it inspires confidence as well as setting forth industry standards to ensure consistency and accuracy. The PBSA standards are the gold standard…
Does Your Background Check Process Meet Compliance Obligations?

Does Your Background Check Process Meet Compliance Obligations?

Background check compliance will continue to be a hot topic throughout 2020. From data breaches to lawsuits, it is critical that employers follow the right strategies and protocols to protect their workplace. When conducting background checks…
Compliance: Conducting Background Screenings

Compliance: Conducting Background Screenings

One of the most important aspects of background checks in the United States is compliance. It does not matter how great a background checks provider is if they fail to comply with the laws and regulations that have been established. Did you…