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Criminal Background Checks: What are your Rights? (National HIRE Network)

  • Organization: National HIRE Network | Legal Action Center
  • Document Type: Article/News
  • Date Created: Friday, May 09, 2008
  • Submitted: Friday, May 09, 2008
  • Attachment(s): PDF

Article prepared by the National HIRE Network explains employees job seekers' rights concerning criminal background checks. The article discusses employer and consumer reporting agencies duties under FCRA, how a person can report inaccuracies on a criminal record report and misconduct by reporting agencies, and highlights additional protections in state laws. Click here (PDF) to read the report.

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