Background Screening Blog

Compliance Report: Upward Trend of FCRA Litigation

Posted by Verified Credentials on Oct 15, 2019 11:05:00 AM
Interpretations and understanding of what the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) means to employers are snowballing, thanks in large part to the rise of legal cases helping to define duties of employers. 
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Topics: Compliance, Fair Credit Reporting Act

Keep It Simple: An FTC Guide to Disclosure and Authorization Forms

Posted by Verified Credentials on Sep 13, 2019 9:47:11 AM
The requirements and obligations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) can be challenging to navigate, even for the most seasoned employer. Any employer that uses a professional background screening company like Verified Credentials to get a background report (called a “Consumer Report” under the FCRA) on applicants or employees is likely subject to the FCRA.
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Topics: Employment Background Checks, Compliance, FCRA, FTC