Background Screening Regulatory Compliance Is Always Job One
Enforced by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the Fair Credit Reporting Act and Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 (FACTA) protect the rights of consumers by governing both the Furnishers and the End-Users of consumer reports. As a Consumer Reporting Agency, EBI strictly conforms to these federal, state and international guidelines. EBI is partnered with legal experts within our industry to ensure proper compliance.
In addition, monitors new developments relating to state and industry specific employment screening protocols. More and more states have begun developing regulations pertaining to reporting guidelines, illegal immigration, and health care workers to name a few. In some cases, the state laws are even more stringent than federal regulations.
In other cases, industry specific protocols are being created on both federal and state levels for sensitive positions like child care and elderly care. Constant monitoring of legal updates provides us with the knowledge to match the appropriate services to your business specific requirements.
For additional information regarding the FCRA, please visit the Federal Trade Commission’s following web links:
FCRA- Full Text Version as amended October 13, 2006
CFPB-Notice to Users of Consumer Reports: Obligations of Users Under the FCRA
CFPB-Notice to Furnishers of Information: Obligations of Furnishers Under the FCRA
CFPB-A Summary of Your Rights Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act
*Please note that the general information provided above is not intended to be a suitable replacement for legal counsel.