Monthly Archives: May 2014

The Pre-Check Complete: Criminal Background Checks

For over 20 years, The Pre-Check Company has been a national provider of quality background checks.  As you may be aware, the Federal Trade Commission has oversight over the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).  Under the FCRA 15 U.S.C. 1681 Pre-Check is regulated as a Consumer Reporting Agency (CRA), and an “investigative consumer report” is provided […]

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Sixth Circuit Kaplan Decision on Credit Checks

On April 9th, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) lost its case against Kaplan when the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that using credit checks for pre-employment purposes did not discriminate against black applicants. Instead the court found that the EEOC’s methodology for such results was flawed, containing unreliable scientific statistics. Furthermore, their results […]

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