California’s Consumer Reporting Law

California’s Consumer Reporting Law

The Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act is the governing state law in California. Section 1786.12 includes the federal FCRA’s requirements related to disclosure and authorization by the consumer. This law considers all employment-related background...
FCRA Pop Quiz

FCRA Pop Quiz

In recent years the number of firms offering employment-related background checks has exploded. Many of these new firms, though well intentioned, are surprised to learn that they have been operating outside of the requirements of the federal law governing the use of...
Are CRA’s also PI’s?

Are CRA’s also PI’s?

  Requirements that background screening firms be licensed as private investigations firms have become a hot topic recently. Many states require that screening firms with sales offices in their states be licensed by the state. Nevada maintains that out-of-state...