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FCRA Compliance: Avoiding Costly Lawsuits with Compliant Hiring Practices

Jan 17, 2014

In 2013, we saw a number of significant class actions against employers for alleged violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), alleging their hiring practices fail to comply with the FCRA’s background check requirements and procedures. The FCRA filed suit against a number of large companies, claiming they violated its rules and regulations for obtaining consumer reports and taking adverse action on job applicants and employees based on the consumer reports. 

Sources

http://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=fad81d11-de28-4c6f-bff0-fc9e3d3b1099

http://www.law360.com/classaction/articles/500983/us-to-defend-fcra-in-consumer-reporting-class-action

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