Consumer credit report law

New Credit Check Law Takes Effect

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California recently became the seventh state to address the use of credit reports for employment background screening purposes. California Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 22 (AB 22) which restricts when employers lawfully can use “consumer credit reports.” AB 22 is effective as of January 1, 2012. Credit Report Restrictions The new law limits when […]

5 Key Areas to Audit in Your Background Screening Program

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It is recommended that employers conduct thorough self-audits of their existing employment background screening programs on a regular basis and in anticipation of any workforce expansion. Here are five of the main areas that an employer should evaluate when conducting an internal audit of its employment background screening program.