Ninth Circuit: More Guidance on Standalone Disclosures for Background Checks


All Employers with AK, AZ, CA, HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, WA, Guam, and Mariana Islands Employees


March 30, 2020


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When obtaining background or credit reports, the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) requires employers to provide the applicant or employee with a disclosure of their right to obtain a copy of the report, and obtain written authorization before requesting the reports. Although the authorization may be on the same page as the disclosure, no other information may be present.

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