Forms

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Consumer Rights Statement The Consumer Rights Statement is a mandatory piece of information if an adverse employment-related decision is made regarding an applicant based on information contained in a background check. The FCRA specifies that the Consumer Rights Statement and a copy of the Consumer Report (background check) be provided to the applicant prior to finalizing an adverse decision.
Summary of Rights For Victims of Identity Theft A summary of rights for victims of identity theft. Spanish version available here.
FCRA Disclosure and Release The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) Disclosure form is mandated by the FCRA and is designed to be in complete compliance with the Act and must be signed by the applicant prior to requesting a background check. This form contains wording and definitions directly from the FCRA and is the release, signed by the applicant, which allows any components of a Background Check to be performed. This Disclosure, per the FCRA, is to be a separate page from your application and its Authorization requires a separate signature. The FCRA Disclosure form contains no information about the applicant and, therefore, can stay with the application through the interview/hiring process with no concerns of discriminatory information (age, sex, race, etc.) being involved in the hiring decision yet document consent for a background check to be performed. The FCRA Disclosure is fully compliant as a stand-alone document. Spanish version available here.
FCRA Disclosure and Release for Investigative Consumer Reports The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) Disclosure form for Investigative Reports is also mandated by the FCRA and is designed to be in complete compliance with the Act and must be signed by the applicant if the User (SELECTiON.COM® clients) needs to run an Investigative Consumer Report. Investigative Consumer Report is a type of Consumer Report/background check that includes information obtained during an “interview”. When it comes to an Investigative Consumer Report, the user (SELECTiON.COM® clients) must: 1) include on his disclosure a statement informing the consumer of his right to request additional disclosures, within a reasonable period, regarding the nature and scope of the investigative reports 2) enclosing A summary of Your Rights Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. A classic example of the Investigative Consumer Report is a Character Reference Report.
Employment History The Employment History form is used in conjunction with the Employment Inquiry Release and/or your employment application. The Employment History form is designed for an applicant to provide the important data necessary to verify current or prior employment.
DOT Driver Applicant The Department of Transportation (DOT) has specific requirements regarding drug/alcohol screening of applicants as well as ongoing requirements to maintain DOT certification. The DOT makes provisions for prior employers to release the previously mentioned results legally and without liability.
California Notification California AB 655, effective 01/01/2002, has imposed requirements, over and above the Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act, for California employers who utilize consumer reports (background checks) in the pre-employment screening process. This Notice To California Applicants notifies applicants of the law and MUST be presented to the applicant within three (3) days from the time the background check is requested. It does not replace but is in addition to the Inquiry Release Form.
California Procedures California AB 655, effective 01/01/2002, places additional requirements on California employers. This overview will provide guidelines as to compliance.
New York City Fair Chance Notice New York City’s new Fair Chance Act went into effect on October 27, 2015. Among other requirements, the new NYC law mandates that an NYC employer must provide a written copy of their Article 23-A analysis to an applicant and provide at least three business days to respond (during which time the position must be held open for the applicant). The NYC Commission on Human Rights (“Commission) has published a “Fair Chance Notice” that employers can use to comply with this requirement. Employers can adapt this form to their preferred format provided that “the material substance – capturing the essence of the Article 23-A analysis – does not change.”
Search America® Data Sources This is a list of all the sources included in our Search America® proprietary database.
Noncriminal Justice Applicant’s Rights Notice of rights for subjects of national fingerprint-based criminal history record checks for a noncriminal justice purpose (such as an application for a job or license, an immigration or naturalization matter, security clearance, or adoption).