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.
Update for employers regarding change to background check summary of rights
Excerpted from a McDermott Will & Emery Blog by Marjorie C. Soto Garcia and Cristell Fortune The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently released an updated version of the “A […]
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 […]
Court issues favorable background check ruling for employers
As you well know, employers are frequently faced with class-action lawsuits brought by current or former employees. There has been an uptick in suits claiming violations of state and federal […]