Posted by: John McTighe

February 1st, 2016

2015 saw a growing number of lawsuits against employers for simple violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and the trend is expected to continue. Employers should act now to review their policies to ensure their own compliance.

Background Decision’s team of experts have developed a comprehensive whitepaper covering the key employer obligations under the act. These include detailed requirements for obtaining the applicant’s authorization, and specific steps that must be followed when a consumer report adversely impacts them in the hiring process.

This whitepaper is a must-have guide for employers using background checks.

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WEBINAR OPTION: Background Screening Compliance & Policy Development

To help employers address these concerning issue, Background Decision has developed an education webinar which covers the key requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), as well as numerous state laws. We’ll also cover the guidance recently put forth by the EEOC and discuss best practices for creating your own screening policy.

Background Decision is a SHRM Preferred Provider, and this webinar has been approved for 1.5 SHRM PDC’s. To register as our guest, CLICK HERE.