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Learn the latest trends in employment background checks. This report uses real-life usage data to uncover how employers are screening across industries.

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Compliance resources

Rules and regulations can be complicated. But we are here to help. Get resources to help with your background screening compliance.

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Use of Revised FCRA Summary of Rights Now Required

Last year, on March 17, 2023, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published a revised Summary of Consumer...

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Cyber Incident in Fulton County, Georgia Impacts Background Checks

In January, Fulton County - Georgia’s most populous county that includes the city of Atlanta - experienced a cyber...

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2024 Report on the Connecticut Data Privacy Act

The Connecticut Data Privacy Act (CTDPA), which took effect in July 2023, is one of the nation’s pioneering consumer...

Forms, documents, and other resources

DISCLAIMER

SAMPLE FORMS AND DOCUMENTS SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS LEGAL ADVICE, GUIDANCE OR COUNSEL. ORGANIZATIONS SHOULD CONSULT THEIR OWN ATTORNEY ABOUT THEIR COMPLIANCE RESPONSIBILITIES UNDER THE FCRA AND APPLICABLE STATE LAW. VERIFIED CREDENTIALS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES OR RESPONSIBILITY OR DAMAGES ASSOCIATED WITH OR ARISING OUT OF INFORMATION PROVIDED. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, VERIFIED CREDENTIALS ADVISES THAT ADDITIONAL OR DIFFERENT REQUIREMENTS AND LAWS MAY EXIST THAT ARE NOT REPRESENTED IN THIS LIST OF SAMPLE DOCUMENTS. EMPLOYERS SEEKING CREDIT REPORTS MUST PROVIDE ADDITIONAL NOTICES PURSUANT TO STATE LAWS.

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FCRA Summary of Rights & Security Freeze Notice
Remedying the Effects of Identity Theft & Security Freeze Notice
Notice to Users of Consumer Reports: Obligations of Users Under the FCRA
Fair Credit Reporting Act
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

FCRA Summary of Rights & Security Freeze Notice

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Remedying the Effects of Identity Theft & Security Freeze Notice

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

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Fair Credit Reporting Act

The Act (Title VI of the Consumer Credit Protection Act) protects information collected by consumer reporting agencies such as credit bureaus, medical information companies and tenant screening services.

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U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

The EEOC is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee based on their protected class.

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Create, send, and track screening compliance documents.

Standardize the way you send important documentation to candidates including pre-adverse action, adverse action, and other compliance notices. Save your documents to your content library in the employment screening platform for easy access and document control. From there, your team can download a PDF to distribute or Verified Credentials can mail documents for an added fee.

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Benchmark report: HR spotlight on compliance & employment law

Compliance is one of the top human resource issues employers need help to grasp. It’s also one of the most crucial areas for HR to understand. Recently, Verified Credentials sponsored the HR.com State of Legal, Compliance and Employment Law, 2022-23 report...

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Background Check compliance webinar

What’s been happening in background screening compliance?

View this webinar to learn where compliance updates and background checks are in the news. We’ll let you in on what trends we are tracking, from drug testing restrictions to the latest judgments. You’ll also see how courts are ruling on cases involving critical disclosure and authorization documents.

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FCRA checklist

HR leaders have to stay in front of a lot of regulatory concerns. Maintaining compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) with background checks is undoubtedly one of them.

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