In California, can a background check reveal information about my workers’ compensation claim history?
Yes, it can. When an employee’s claim goes through the state system or the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB), the case becomes public record. Read More
A former employer can say anything truthful about your performance. However, most employers have a policy to only confirm dates of employment, final salary and other limited information.Read More
Yes, if the background check is conducted by a consumer reporting agency (not an FBI background check), you do have rights. You can learn more about them in our Read More
Can an employer check the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s National Crime Information Center database?
Sometimes. The Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) National Crime Information Center (NCIC) criminal records database may be accessed for some criminal history checks, depending on the kind of job involved. Read More