Tag Archives: Fair Credit Reporting Act

Is your background check process criminal?

by Laura Pokrzywa At the beginning of the 2012, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) was mixing it up with Pepsi Beverages Co. The issue? Pepsi was arbitrarily screening out all applicants whose background check revealed an arrest, whether or … Continue reading

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Careless Background Checks are Costing Some Employers Big Bucks

by Laura Pokrzywa Consumers may be able to get free credit reports, but many employers are paying big bucks for running credit checks on applicants and employees. And it’s not the bill from the credit reporting agency that is breaking … Continue reading

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