FCRA Compliance More Important Now than Ever For U.S. Employers

Large Law Firms in the United States specializing in class action claims have discovered a lucrative revenue stream – Employers that violate the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the federal legislation that outlines the process for obtaining and utilizing consumer reports.

There have been an estimated 27 such class action lawsuits in 2014 – close to 40 over the last three years – regarding violations of the FCRA. The majority of these lawsuits are attributed to failures in two important steps in the process – Authorization and Adverse Action. Continue reading “FCRA Compliance More Important Now than Ever For U.S. Employers”

New Background Check Authorization Form Kit Now Available

Auth form kit designed to let employers customize for their own needs

A-Check has developed a convenient Consumer Authorization Form Kit to assist your organization in maintaining compliance with FCRA and applicable state-by-state requirements. This easy to use MS Word document includes all the components necessary to create your own Authorization Forms.

Please note A-Check is not providing legal advice or counsel. Making available the Consumer Authorization Form Kit to employers should not be deemed as such. Consult with your own legal counsel to determine suitability for use in your particular situation.

Download New Authorization Form Kit (MSWord Doc)