Archive for September, 2012

Verify That Employment Background Check Disclosure Forms Are Separate Documents

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

The FCRA calls for employers to make a clear and conspicuous written disclosure to the consumer that a consumer report may be obtained and that this document is to consist solely of the disclosure. (more…)

Employers Must Use Updated “Summary Of Your Rights” Form

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has announced an updated version of the “A Summary Of Your Rights Under The FCRA” form for employers to use when they conduct employment background checks. (more…)

New York Increases Restrictions On Use Of Social Security Numbers

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Effective 12/12/2012 employers in New York state will be restricted when requiring an employee or consumer to furnish their Social Security Number (or part of the number). The new¬†law provides several exemptions including (more…)