There are a number of different ways to make your voice heard if you believe that someone isn’t complying with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.Read More
Priscilla was seeking a promotion in her county job. She was asked to sign a waiver allowing the personnel department to conduct a background check. She felt the waiver was far too broad. This is an excerpt:Read More
Bill started a temp-to-permanent job and was asked to perform a fingerprint check. Two weeks later, he was let go because of an arrest in 1990 for theft. He called the courthouse to check out for the criminal record, but there was no information on file.
John had been regularly denied employment due to poor credit stemming from a stroke. During a recent job interview, he spoke very candidly about his financial position—making them aware that he suffered a stroke and lost his job as a result. Read More
You have the right to dispute incomplete or inaccurate information in any consumer report prepared about you by a consumer reporting agency (CRA) including credit reporting agencies (credit bureaus) and specialty agencies (check writing history, medical records, rental history).Read More