At the request of the Senate Appropriations Committee, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) submitted a report to Congress updating lawmakers on its efforts to educate consumers about their rights to dispute and correct errors in their credit reports. According to the report, the two main ways the FTC promotes credit report accuracy are education and
In an important decision for employers that conduct background checks, on April 24, 2020, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed a summary judgment in favor of the employer in the case of Leonard Luna v. Hansen and Adkins Auto Transport, Inc. The Court of Appeals held that an employer does not…
Please join us on October 30, 2019 at 2:00 pm EST for a free webinar hosted by TazWorks and presented by Montserrat Miller and Erin Doyle from Arnall Golden Gregory LLP. Ms. Miller and Ms. Doyle will cover the following subjects:
- Differences between employment screening and tenant screening under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) will host a workshop on December 10, 2019 to discuss issues related to the accuracy of credit and background screening reports.
Consumer advocates, industry representatives, and regulators will be in attendance. A list of discussion topics has been posted online and public…
Join me this week for a free, one-hour Lunchbox Learning webinar hosted by AmericanChecked where I’ll discuss trends impacting human resources professionals related to employment screening.
Time: July 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm Central Time.
- Disclosure & Authorization Forms – are your background screening forms compliant based on recent court decisions?
I recognize this is a lengthier blog than I normally post, but it’s necessary so I can help employers help themselves.
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an important opinion that is relevant not only to employers that are responsible for a providing job seekers with a compliant disclosure and authorization under the Fair…
Apologies, I’m a little behind the curve on this so you will see two Compliance News Flashes this week.
This particular Compliance News Flash we drafted covers the following topics:
- Employers getting into hot water over the types of documents they request from employees when completing the Form I-9, leading to claims of discrimination.
This week’s edition of the Compliance News Flash by Arnall Golden Gregory includes blurbs about the:
- National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) conference in Baltimore;
- Temporary Protected Status program and an injunction against the government;
- EU-U.S. Privacy Shield program and enforcement actions against organizations related to their certification;
- Updated “A Summary of Your Rights
Here’s a sneak peek at this week’s Compliance News Flash from AGG:
- The California Supreme Court ruled on the constitutionality of the Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act, which is relevant to California employers and their background screening process.
- Still in California, a new law on its way to the Governor for signature will require software
Check out this week’s edition of the Compliance News Flash which includes blurbs about:
- The increase in ICE workplace investigations, including around the Form I-9 and issuance of Notices of Inspection.
- California’s Consumer Privacy Act and application to your company.
- The future of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield pact for cross-border transfers of personal data.