All Items: Credit Checks

  • Background Checks

    Date:
    July 29, 2014

    An employer's use of background checks raises many compliance issues, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act; the state "ban the box" trend that prevent employers from asking criminal history questions on initial job applications; and ensuring background checks do not discriminate against minority job applicants.

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Editor's Choice: HR guidance on using credit checks legally and fairly with job applicants in compliance with the FCRA.