Liability For Violations Of The FCRA
Failure to comply with the FCRA can result in state government or federal government enforcement actions, as well as private lawsuits. In addition, any person who knowingly and willfully obtains a consumer report under false pretenses may face criminal prosecution.
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Employment background screening and adverse action procedures must be compliant with the FCRA and all all other Federal and State employment Screening laws.
You must maintain records to prove your compliance with the EEOC guidance regulations on using criminal records.
Do you have an action plan to demonstrate compliance with the EEOC guidance on using criminal records background checks?
A number of states now have "Ban The Box" laws in place.
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Under the FCRA, an applicant/employee cannot bring any action or proceeding in the nature of defamation, invasion of privacy, or negligence with respect to the reporting of information against an agency, its customers, or any person who furnishes information to the agency if they are in compliance with the FCRA (except as to false information furnished with malice or willful intent to injure).
Click on any of the links below for a more detailed explanation of each employment background check service.
Criminal Record Smart Search Plus®
Other Criminal Records Checks
Instant Driving Records
Pre-Employment Credit Reports
Pre-Employment Drug Screening
Volunteer Employment Screening
Church Worker Employment Screening
Autism Care Employment Screening
Health Care Provider Employment Screening
Consent Based SSN Verification
Credential Verifiication Services
I-9 Verification Compliance
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