Because we know your time is valuable, CII has provided a comprehensive resource of background check information, including a glossary of public record terms, a link to the full text of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and links to legislative updates and some of the best employment screening compliance websites available.
Glossary of Public Record Terms
How to Read a Criminal Background Report
Preventing Violence In The Workplace
Using Credit Reports To Make Hiring Decisions: What You Need To Know
Why Your Free Background Check Is Costing You More
E-Verify - The Complete Guide
Small Business Owners Guide to Background Checks
An Employer's Guide To Oursourcing Employment Verifications
Full Text of the Fair Credit Reporting Act
40 Years of Experience with the Fair Credit Reporting Act - 2011
Notice to Users of Consumer Reports: Obligations of Users Under the FCRA
Summary of Consumer Rights Under the FCRA (en Español)
Your Access to Free Credit Reports
Changes to Indiana law will include restricted access to conviction records and limitations in interview/employment application regarding criminal data history (May 2013).
The USCIS has released a new I-9 Form for Employment Eligibility Verification (March 2013).
Effective July 1, 2012, Vermont becomes the Eighth State to Restrict the Use of Credit Reports for Employment Purposes (July 2012).
NEW EEOC Guidance Regarding the Use of Criminal Record Information (May 2012).
The FTC has released an updated guide to using background checks (consumer reports) for employment (March 2012).
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