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5 Essential Background Screening Tips

Employers want peace of mind over a potential new hire. Performing background checks is an excellent way to make sure you are making the right hiring decision. There are many laws that companies need to follow, so it’s essential to have a background check plan and knowledgeable screening partner to avoid costly litigation.  Below are the best practices for pre-employment background screening programs to help guarantee compliance with laws and give […]

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Updated Consumer Rights Statement

On September 12, 2018, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection issued an interim final rule to update the model Summary of Consumer Rights and model Summary of Consumer Identity Theft Rights provided in Appendices I and K to Regulation V, which implement the Fair Credit Reporting Act. This is effective September 21, 2018. The interim […]

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What is the CFPB and why does it matter to the background check industry?

by Thomas Wright, Satisfaction Executive SELECTiON.COM® The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has been in the news a lot recently with its first and only director, former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray, stepping down the day after Thanksgiving and announcing his intent to run for Ohio Governor. Created in large part because of the 2008 […]