CFPB slams “old information” in background checks

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) sent out a message this week warning credit reporting companies about including outdated information, particularly people’s criminal records, when creating background check reports. The […]

Background checks – the cans and cannots

It’s never a bad idea to know the rules, especially if there’s a possibility of hefty legal fines should you forget them. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission laws govern background checks. […]

FTC lawsuit insists on FCRA compliance

Excerpted from a Federal Trade Commission Blog by Seena Gressin Advertising keywords are the carnival barkers of the internet. Their job is to shout, “Me, me, me, me, me!” to […]