In today’s regulatory environment, conducting background checks in compliance with both federal and state laws is not only a necessity but also a complex legal challenge for employers. This article delves into the intricacies of four major laws that California employers must consider: the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the California Investigative Consumer Reporting

Based on last week’s post about the lawsuit filed against LinkedIn alleging that it violated the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), I thought it would be good to point out a few issues the arise when employers conduct background checks.  This article is not comprehensive, and this area of the law is very