Background Screening

Employers Face Challenges with FCRA Lawsuits on the Rise

FCRA lawsuits have steadily risen each year for the past decade. In 2009, less than 1500 cases were filed against employers and/or CRA’s. Last year, over 4000 cases were filed prior to the end of last year. Due to their overall “sweeping” nature, many larger companies use in the processes with less individual care, FCRA […]

Background Screening

FCRA Compliance with the 7 Year Rule

Regulations for FCRA Background Check Criminal History Background Screening There are many people currently in distress over FCRA background check compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (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 […]

Background Screening

Dave and Buster’s Involved in FCRA Class Action Lawsuit

An FCRA class action lawsuit has been filed against popular restaurant, Dave and Buster’s, for violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Joseph Alvarez alleges that he applied for employment at the organization’s Orlando, FL location earlier this year. Upon receiving the final results from the background check performed on Joseph Alvarez, Dave and Busters […]

Home Depot Violates Fair Credit Reporting Act

Home Depot has been slapped with a class action lawsuit for violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) by allegedly failing to properly inform job applicants that adverse action was taken due to the results of a background check. The lawsuit was filed in Georgia District Court (N.D. Ga. Case No. 1:14-cv-02123, Henderson v. the […]