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Many employers conduct background checks when investigating reports of employee misconduct, such as alleged sexual harassment or suspected theft.
Employers that use third parties (referred to in the law as credit reporting agencies, or CRAs) to perform background checks and investigations need to be aware of the requirements of the federal (FCRA).
How the FCRA works
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) enforces the FCRA. The FTC conducts employer audits to find out whether an employer is using a CRA to conduct background checks and, if so, whether the employer prov...(register to read more)