Additional guidance offered to address the question of how to handle consumer disputes under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a Compliance Aid to assist in interpreting the consumer reporting requirements of the CARES Act as well as the CFPB’s Policy Statement on Supervisory and Enforcement Practices Regarding
The Heroes Act includes a provision which would place a temporary moratorium on the ability of consumer reporting agencies (CRAs) to furnish certain adverse information during major disasters, including during COVID-19.
Section 110401 of the Heroes Act would amend changes the CARES Act made to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) by adding, “[n]o person…
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).
As we march toward January 1, 2020 I want to briefly discuss data brokers, registration by data brokers and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).
In the flurry of activity by the California legislature one bill that came out of the hopper was AB 1202, which will require data brokers to register with the…
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?
Happy Friday before the Super Bowl that should have seen the Saints playing the Patriots. Check out this week’s Compliance News Flash with blurbs about:
- E-Verify and what employers need to do now that it is again operational.
- The Form I-9 and tools to assist with determining if documents presented are acceptable.
- The CFPB and
Happy New Year!
Here are two editions of the AGG Compliance News Flash covering the following topics:
- California’s Consumer Privacy Act;
- Ban the box and salary history restrictions in the hiring process;
- Investigation by the Department of Justice into hiring practices;
- The Fair Credit Reporting Act and who qualifies as an “employee”; and
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (the “Bureau”) has issued an interim final rule tied to passage of S. 2155. While the new law amends the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) to include new requirements on credit bureaus tied to security freezes and fraud alerts, relevant to background screeners and employers using a background…