Background Screening Resources

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Background Screening Resources

Background Screening Resources

Background Screening Legal Counsel Acknowledgement

All clients must complete the Legal Counsel Acknowledgement.

Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)

The Fair Credit Reporting Act(FCRA) is the federal law which regulates all credit reporting agencies to ensure that all information gathered and distributed is a fair and accurate reflection of each consumer's credit history and/or identity.

A Summary of Your Rights Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)

The Summary of Your Rights Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act specifies a consumer’s right to grant or deny consent of access to their personal records or information for employment or to obtain credit of any sort. This summary also notifies all consumers of their right to know what is on their files and how to handle negative information, if any.

Pre-Adverse Action Letter Template (Sample Only) & Adverse Action Letter Template (Sample Only)

Templates are available. The pre-adverse is a notification sent to applicants undergoing screening for employment or promotion. An adverse action letter is used if an adverse decision, such as denial is the final result of the interviews, information gathering & screenings.

Reporting Limitations by State

An overview of all state reporting guidelines considered with each screening. This chart outlines limitations for reporting for each state and standard turnaround times.

Disclosure and Authorization Template (Sample Only)

Template available. This is a sample disclosure and authorization form for background screening.

Training Tutorials

Instructional Videos to assist our clients in navigating the AccuProfiles system.