What Everyone Should Know About Employer Background Checks

Class action lawsuits surrounding background checks have been on the rise and some of America’s largest employers have been found to have violated federal rules, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Amazon, Target, Uber, and Wells Fargo all have been caught up in class action lawsuits for improperly conducting background checks while vetting hundreds of thousands of prospective employees. Employees have a right to know who is checking on them and should provide written consent before an employer conducts a background check. In addition, potential employees have the right to dispute any information in the report.


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