Corona, CA, March 21, 2019 --(PR.com
)-- New AccuSource Compliance Blog Post for March 2019 - The Ninth Circuit Court recently adopted a decision that may affect those who are subject to the Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) as well as California's Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act (“ICRAA”). These laws regulate background screening and provide a framework of requirements that employers must follow when requesting background screening from a consumer reporting agency. Under these laws, prior to obtaining a background screening report (referred to as a consumer report), employers must provide a “clear and conspicuous disclosure” that informs the applicant that the employer may obtain a consumer report for employment purposes. The FCRA and ICRAA also require that the disclosure be in a document that consists solely of the disclosure.
Read the full post here - https://blog.accusource-online.com/ninth-circuit-provides-strict-interpretation-of-fcra-background-check-disclosures