january 2013 issue  
In this Issue:
  • Featured Article: If you are considering changing your career or simply want a new job, you will most likely need to provide your prospective employer with a work history record.
  • Legal Alert: New Law Requiring Veterinarians to be screened
  • Tip of the Month: Running a nationwide criminal search in conjunction with a county level criminal search
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There are many people currently in distress over the FCRA 7 year’s criminal history regulations. There seem to be issues on both sides of the fence. Both smaller and larger firms have had a recent history of committing infractions of the FCRA regulations.
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What's New?
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has now assumed the primary rulemaking authority over the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).

Therefore effective January 1, 2013 the attached forms have been updated and must be utilized by ALL EMPLOYERS:

Notice to End-Users (this notice explains the employers responsibilities when using employment background checks)
FCRA “Summary of Rights” (this notice must be given to each applicant/employee who has a background check conducted on them)

Please ensure that your updating your records and using these new forms. Contact our offices with any questions (800) 424-7011

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Introduction from the Editor

In this edition of our monthly e-newsletter, we are featuring an article explaining the importance of maintaining ones employment history. If you are considering changing your career or simply want a new job, you will most likely need to provide your prospective employer with a work history record.

Our legal alert covers a new California law that will go into effect on January 1, 2013 that requires veterinary associations to screen potential members for any drug and or alcohol felony convictions.

Finally, our tip of the month explains that when running a nationwide criminal search in conjunction with a county level criminal search could reveal additional criminal offenses that may otherwise have been missed.

Please forward our e-newsletter to friends and colleagues who may benefit from our published information.

Sincerely,

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Cody Farzad,
Vice President/Editor

By Khodadawd “Cody” J. Farzad

A new California law will go into effect on January 1, 2013 that requires veterinary associations to screen potential members for any drug and or alcohol felony convictions.

AB1839/Business & Professions Code 4836.1 specifically states that.... Read More



By Khodadawd “Cody” J. Farzad

Conducting a cursory nationwide criminal database search on its own, independent of any other searches should never be considered a proper criminal background check.... Read More



By Khodadawd “Cody” J. Farzad

If you are considering changing your career or simply want a new job, you will most likely need to provide your prospective employer with a work history record. This provides details on what companies you worked for, what your responsibilities and duties were, and how long you were employed.... Read More



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