About this Whitepaper


There is a rising trend of class action lawsuits filed alleging violations of the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) that controls background checks for employment in the United States. In this whitepaper, written by ESR found and CEO Attorney Lester Rosen, you'll learn about how suits against employers are prevalent and, in most cases, be easily avoided.

Learn about common pitfalls such as:

  • Not obtaining written consent from the applicant before conducting a background check
  • Not disclosing a background check is being obtained in a separate, stand-alone, document
  • Not allowing sufficient time for an applicant to respond to an adverse action
  • And so much more