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Avoiding the Next Tidal Wave of Employment-Related Lawsuits Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act

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At this point, every local in-house lawyer knows that the I-4 corridor has been ground zero for Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) litigation over the past few years.  Now, Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) lawsuits are looking like the new FLSA. Trying to hire the "right" employee is not an easy thing to do.  Savvy employers try to find out as much as they can about a candidate before making a hiring decision, including using third party agencies to provide criminal and credit checks on applicants.

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Avoiding the Next Tidal Wave of Employment-Related Lawsuits Under the FCRA_2015.pdf

At this point, every local in-house lawyer knows that the I-4 corridor has been ground zero for Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) litigation over the past few years.  Now, Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) lawsuits are looking like the new FLSA. Trying to hire the "right" employee is not an easy thing to do.  Savvy employers try to find out as much as they can about a candidate before making a hiring decision, including using third party agencies to provide criminal and credit checks on applicants.

To read this article, click the PDF below.

Avoiding the Next Tidal Wave of Employment-Related Lawsuits Under the FCRA_2015.pdf