Monthly Archives: February 2016

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FCRA Changes

FTC HAS POSTED NEW REGULATIONS REGARDING THE FAIR CREDIT REPORTING ACT AND THE OBLIGATIONS OF OUR CLIENTS (USERS). IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOU REVIEW THESE REGULATIONS. PDF FCRA Summary

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CREDIT REPORTS & WASHINGTON STATE RESIDENTS NEW LEGISLATION:

On April 18, 2007, Washington Governor Christine Gregoire signed into law a bill prohibiting employers from accessing a consumer report on an employee's or applicant's credit worthiness, credit standing, or credit capacity for employment purposes unless such information is substantially related to the individual's current or potential job or required by law. An employer also [...]

By |2016-02-17T20:04:33+00:00February 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on CREDIT REPORTS & WASHINGTON STATE RESIDENTS NEW LEGISLATION:

NOTICE TO OREGON EMPLOYERS OR EMPLOYERS HIRING OREGON RESIDENTS New Legislation

The Governor of Oregon signed into law a bill that bans employers in the State of Oregon from (with a few exceptions) obtaining or using for employment purposes information contained in the credit history of an applicant for employment or an employee. The bill would prevent employers from utilizing credit reports in employment including hiring, [...]

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ATTENTION – ALL California employers

ATTENTION – ALL California employers Effective January 1, 2012, employers in California – with the exception of certain financial institutions – will be prohibited from obtaining consumer credit reports to use in the hiring and promotion process after Governor Jerry Brown recently signed into law Assembly Bill 22 (AB 22) that restricts usage of consumer [...]

By |2016-02-10T18:57:27+00:00February 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ATTENTION – ALL California employers