To protect the privacy of employees, the Fair Credit Reporting Act was enacted to regulate the conduct of employers when running background checks on current or potential employees. Although employers are permitted to perform a background check, they must:
Violations of the FCRA typically occur due to searching for the wrong person or misreporting the severity of the offense. Violations of the FCRA can result in damages of $1,000 and payment of attorney’s fees.
If you believe that you have been a victim of these practices, please contact us.
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