Trucking Company To Pay $200,000 To Settle An EEOC Lawsuit


When an employer orders background screening services from a Consumer Reporting Agency (CRA) like Crimcheck, there are numerous legal obligations automatically assigned to the employer by the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). With FCRA-related litigation on the rise, unintentional mistakes resulting from overlooking or misunderstanding these legal obligations may significantly increase an employer’s exposure to […]

EEOC Background Check Guidelines For Staffing & More


Over the last few years, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has been cracking the whip on employers over the use of criminal background checks during hiring. The agency’s enforcement efforts were kicked off in 2012 when it published its controversial Enforcement Guidance on Use of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment. Since then, the […]