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July 27, 2018

The National Association of Professional Background Screeners, a nonprofit trade association established to represent the interests of background screening companies, has announced its intent to pursue litigation against the Court of Benton County - Bentonville Divisio...

June 15, 2018

A civil suit filed in the Northern District of Alabama, Younger v. portfolio Recovery Associates LLC et al., alleging Experian violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act by failing to establish or follow reasonable procedures to assure maximum possible accuracy in the prep...

June 8, 2018

The Ninth Circuit decided that a CRA is not liable for misuse of information by a customer.  An article by Troutman Sanders states: 

On May 29, the Ninth Circuit ruled that an end-user’s misuse of reported information does not render a credit reporting agency’s rep...

May 31, 2018

The GDPR, or General Data Protection Regulation, a law aimed at regulating data protection and privacy for those living in the European Union (EU), took effect on May 25, 2018.  Hours after the law took effect at midnight, Facebook and it's subsidiaries WhatsApp and In...

April 5, 2018

Senate bill 5312 - 2017-18, the Washington Fair Chance Act, will take effect 06/07/2018. Commonly known as Ban the Box, the bill will prohibit certain employers from asking about an applicant's criminal record before an applicant is deemed otherwise qualified for a pos...

December 13, 2017

June 9th, 2015 Avis was hit was a class action lawsuit over alleged FCRA Violations. The lead plaintiff, Angela Fuller, states she was denied a position with Avis based off a background check that she never received until after she was denied the position and that Avis...

May 12, 2017

The Federal Trade Commission has published new, non-binding guidance for required background check disclosure and authorization forms. 

With rising litigation in the industry, the FTC advises employers that disclosure and authorization forms should be clearly worded and...

March 16, 2017

The California State legislature has introduced a bill, AB-1008, which, among other provisions, would make it unlawful for an employer to include on any application for employment, to inquire about an applicant's prior criminal history until a conditional offer of empl...

March 6, 2017

North Carolina state legislators have filed a bill that would enact "Ban-the-Box" legislation for government jobs in city, county, and state agencies.  Ban the box legislation, also often referred to as Fair Chance legislation, aims to remove the portion of a job appli...

March 2, 2017

Is suspicionless drug screening, or requiring a job applicant to pass a drug test as a condition of employment, a violation of constitutional rights?  

Although pre-employment drug testing has become routine for private employers, the United States District Court for th...

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