Even if you feel that you have nothing to hide or don’t particularly care whether an employer knows a lot about your private life, there are still reasons you should pay attention and understand your rights when it comes to background checks.Read More
The Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act (ICRAA) is a California law that requires 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.