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3 Costly Lessons to Learn to Avoid FCRA Lawsuits

Posted by Bob Mather on February 03, 2016

3 Costly Lessons on Hiring from FCRA Lawsuits

Would you spend $5.9 million dollars to improve your hiring process? Not if you could help it, right?! Unfortunately for them, some employers have had to do just that as a result of non-compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Companies have paid dearly for not paying strict attention to FCRA and EEOC compliance in the course of conducting background screening on job applicants and current employees.

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Topics: FCRA, Lawsuits, FCRA Compliance, Fair Credit Reporting Act

How Technical Can it Get? Judge Refuses to Dismiss Whole Foods Class-Action

Posted by Bob Mather on April 17, 2015

Many employers we work with wonder how technical are the violations alleged under these monstrous class-action litigation suit surrounding the fair credit reporting act (FCRA).  This latest ruling from the judge in the whole foods case underscores exactly how technical these suits can be. With truly astronomical settlements and legal fees incurred.

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Topics: FCRA, classactionlawsuits, Lawsuits

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