When examining banks and companies subject to CFPB supervisory authority for FCRA compliance, CFPB examiners will look at whether the bank or company has followed FCRA requirements for use of background checks on employees and job applicants.

Those requirements were the subject of a recent letter by FTC staff to a California company.  The FCRA

A new joint publication of the Federal Trade Commission and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission serves as a reminder to employers of the risks that come with the use of background information when making personnel decisions, including hiring, retention, promotion, and reassignment.  Titled “Background Checks: What Employers Need to Know,” the publication seeks to guide employers