Category Archives: Job Application

Background Checks: What Employers Need to Know

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

If you plan to use consumer reports (or employment background checks) to make employment decisions like hiring, promotion, reassignment and retention, be aware that you must be in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Read on to learn what that entails. Compliance needs to occur at all stages of the consumer reports… Read More »

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Fair Credit Reporting Act and Your Job Application

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

While the guidelines of The Fair Credit Reporting Act (or FCRA) are fairly straightforward (see below), there are still grey areas where applicants may be at risk of having their FCRA rights breached. A wealth of recent lawsuits have been filed against national employers such as Disney, Domino’s Pizza, K-mart, Whole Foods Market, Home… Read More »

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