Fair Credit Reporting Act Update: Employers Within the Ninth Circuit Are Required to Provide a “Stand-alone” Background Check Disclosure Form – Yes, Literally

On January 29, 2019, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that a prospective employer does not satisfy the Fair Credit Reporting Act’s (“FCRA”) stand-alone disclosure requirement when it provides job applicants with a disclosure that also contains various state and federal disclosure requirements. This is a significant development, and one which employers and consumer reporting agencies performing background checks in the Ninth Circuit’s jurisdiction will want to be aware of. For more information, read on here.

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