Background Check Compliance

Background Check Compliance

Understanding background check compliance in an ever-changing environment.

It’s true that remaining compliant in the ever-changing world of employment screening is becoming more complex and challenging. But it’s not impossible. Background check compliance is at the core of what we do. Clarifacts always recommends you work with knowledgeable legal counsel on specific responsibilities. Below are several links to laws and guidelines relevant to obtaining and using background screening reports.

Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)

Complete Text of the FCRA

Notice to Users of Consumer Reports: Obligations of Users Under the FCRA

Using Consumer Reports: What Employers Need To Know

A Summary of Your Rights Under the FCRA


U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964


Drivers Privacy Protection Act

Drivers Privacy Protection Act Text


Check back often for new and updated resources. If you have specific questions about background check compliance, give Clarifacts a call today – 800.318.0553.