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White Paper on Screening and Drug Testing Mistakes and Opportunities
Primer on Background Investigations and Drug Testing
Presentation on Screening and Drug Testing Mistakes and Opportunities
The Fair Credit Reporting Act
Updated Summary of Rights Notice Effective 09-21-2018 For Reports Obtained from a Consumer Reporting Agency Related to Background Investigations for Employment or Volunteer Positions
On September 12, 2018, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the federal agency which oversees the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), issued an interim final rule updating the agency’s model FCRA notice. The new form replaces the old form effective September 12, 2018. Among other notices including an adequate Disclosure and Authorization and Pre-Adverse and Adverse Action letters, the CFPB is requiring an individual receive a notice of their rights under the FCRA. For more information, click the links below. Then click the link labeled “The revised Summary of Consumer Rights”
EEOC Guidance on Using Criminal Convictions and Arrest Records
Institute for a Drug Free Workplace
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
The Pennsylvania EMPLOYMENT AFFIDAVIT OF INTENDED USE for obtaining Motor Vehicle Reports.