Written by attorney Fletcher Beaumont Howard

Do You Run Background Checks? Follow Four Easy Steps to Avoid Violating the FCRA

If your company runs background checks on employees and applicants, you must comply with the Fair Credit Reporting Act, 5 U.S.C. § 1681 (“FCRA”). Failing to comply means serious financial trouble.

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Fortunately, compliance with the FCRA is a simple process as long as your company follows the four simple steps outlined above. If you need a proper set of FCRA forms, call or email me. After a brief consultation, I will give you the forms for free.

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