Posts Tagged ‘FCRA’

Changes to Summary of Rights Required by FCRA Effective September 21, 2018

What are the changes? Effective September 21st, the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) requires a new notice of rights be included whenever a consumer is required to receive a summary of rights required by FCRA section 609. This addition added by the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act and according to an interim…

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Uber Background Check Failures are a Warning for Small Company Employee Screening

On February 8th a court will visit the proposed $7.5 Million settlement as part of a class action lawsuit between Uber and terminated drivers regarding violations of FCRA regulations. According to Locke Lloyd, The court will make the final decision on the proposed settlement. After the court made a preliminary approval of the settlement over…

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Top 5 Settlements of 2017 for FCRA Violations, Number 1 is Record Breaking!

Compliance doesn’t just protect the applicant, it protects you! FCRA lawsuits for improper background check procedures are costly and below are a few of the highest settlements of 2017. You can bet if these huge companies are falling prey to simple FCRA regulation mistakes, smaller companies must always be vigilant. 5) JPMorgan $1.25 Million. J.P. Morgan…

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State Employment Background Check Compliance

State regulations are entirely separate and in addition to the federal regulations enforced under the FCRA and EEOC guidelines. Many different states, counties and jurisdictions can have their own set of laws and regulations governing what is acceptable for application forms, background screening and interview questions. Luckily HireSafe is headquartered in California one of the…

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