Generally yes. Service records can only be released under limited circumstances unless you provide authorization (the military can release your name, rank, salary, duty assignments, awards and duty status without your consent). Read More
If I apply for a position where the employer is required by law to perform background checks, will this affect my rights?
Maybe. When a specific law requires a background check, that law usually outlines the rights employees or applicants have as well. Read More
No, an employer can’t review your credit report in California unless the position falls into an exemption. Exemptions includeRead More
The screening company has 30 days to investigate after you file your dispute. If you file additional information during that 30 days, the time may be extended by another 15 days (maximum total of 45 days allowed to consider your dispute).Read More
It should not. According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, you can’t be denied employment based on a criminal record alone. It requires the employer to also considerRead More
No, the California Labor Code prohibits an employer from seeking salary history information about an applicant for employment. Salary history information includes both your rate of compensation and information about other benefits. Read More