The EEOC has released a technical assistance document explaining how employers can legally conduct Background Checks: What Employers Need to Know” doesn’t introduce any new requirements, but does offer tips on complying with the law, as well as best practices employers should follow.purposes. The Web-based “
The document emphasizes that employers need written permission from applicants before obtaining reports from background-check companies. It reaffirms that View the tip document online and print it out.can’t be used for discriminatory purposes.
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