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New Guidance for Employers Conducting Background Checks
By Angela Galloway
Employers who investigate workers’ criminal or credit backgrounds may want to review federal guidelines released March 10.
The joint publication of the Federal Trade Commission and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission provides detailed guidance for employers who check into the criminal or credit histories of applicants or employees. “Background Checks: What Employers Need to Know” aims to guide employers in complying with federal laws that prohibit workplace discrimination and regulate commercial background reporting agencies.Read the full article and discuss it »