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Background checks problematic for employers in lieu of recent case (access required)

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) is the statute that regulates the collection of credit information and access to credit reports. It was enacted in 1970 to promote the accuracy, fairness and privacy of information in the files of consumer reporting agencies. The FCRA also governs the manner in which employers may conduct background checks ...

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