CFPB confirms automated systems not an excuse for lawbreaking behavior
Excerpted from Consumer Financial Protection Bureau post Four federal agencies jointly pledged on April 25 to uphold America’s commitment to the core principles of fairness, equality, and justice as emerging […]
A few 2023 challenges for background screenings
Though 2023 is not unique when it comes to background screening challenges – our business is constantly evolving – employers should note some of the hot issues this year. Last year, the CFPB raised concerns about inaccurate identity matching and is considering a rule to amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) to improve such screenings.
A first – class action suit filed over alleged AI tool discrimination when hiring
The first of what is expected to be many lawsuits over an employer’s use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools when hiring was filed February 21, 2023. As noted in past […]
FTC and CFPB seek public comment on background screening and renters’ housing
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) are requesting comment on background screening issues affecting individuals who seek rental housing in the U.S., including how the […]