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  • Pre-Employment Background Checks and Compliance with FCRA Laws

    Introduction Pre-employment background checks are a critical tool for employers to ensure the integrity of their workforce. They provide valuable insights into a candidate’s criminal history, employment history, education, and other relevant areas. However, when conducting these checks, employers must comply with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) to protect candidates’ rights. What is the…

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  • Is the use of a pre-employment background check discrimination?

    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) provides guidance on the use of criminal history in employment decisions through its Enforcement Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The EEOC guidance encourages employers to consider the following three factors when using…

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  • New Challenges to Employment Screening

    Remaining compliant in your pre-employment background screening is becoming more difficult. Over the past several years many state and local jurisdictions have passed “fair chance” hiring laws that limit an employer’s use of a background report in their screening process of new applicants. These laws limit the kinds of information a employer can considers upon…

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