Starting Jan. 13, 2013, employers that obtainfrom consumer reporting agencies must give applicants and employees a new, updated version of the Summary of Rights under the (FCRA) form.
The FCRA requires employers to give people a copy of this form if the employer plans to take action—such as not hiring the applicant—based on information in the credit report.
Find more advice on using credit reports, plus a copy of the form, by reading "Conducting background checks on job candidates? Know how to comply with the FCRA."
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