According to the decision in Schumacher v. SC Data Center, Inc., a job applicant who didn’t disclose a felony conviction can’t sue her prospective employer under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) for failing to provide proper notice before rescinding her offer. The ruling is good news for employers, but it is important to proceed with caution by not jumping to conclusions, documenting the process, and reviewing local laws.


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