We received notice today from the State of South Dakota State Court Administrator that the charge for county level records access as well as the charge for state level records access will increase from $15.00 per name to $20.00 per name searched effective January 1, 2013.
Proper Adverse Action procedures benefit the employer and the applicant/employee. By ensuring this process is in place and occurs, the employer will avoid fines, penalties and lawsuits which are occurring at an alarming rate. The applicant/employee can ensure their information is correct and contest any inaccurate data. If inaccurate data is on the report, a […]
When an employer uses a third party (a Consumer Reporting Agency) to conduct background checks the information compiled and reported to the employer by the Consumer Reporting Agency is considered a Consumer Report. The Fair Credit Reporting Act is the federal legislation that sets specific rules and requirements for the use of consumer reports in […]
While many jurisdictions allow the reporting of arrest records to be included as a part of an employment background check some states and municipalities restrict them entirely. An arrest record is simply the report of the arrest of an individual without further disposition information. Guidance from the EEOC states that an employer can not use […]
Washington and Colorado have now passed laws making marijuana legal for recreational use and if history is any indicator of future trends there will most likely be a number of states that follow this path in the years ahead. Please bear in mind as you read this that marijuana is still illegal for any reason […]
As we have been sharing with you for the past several months, changes to compliance documents are being implemented by the CFPB effective January 1, 2013. If you need guidance, just reach out to us at iprospectcheck.com and we will help you to be prepared.