CFPB releases report on employment background checks

cfpb-logoThe CFPB last week released a report on the background screening industry and employment background checks. The paper focuses on reports used for employment purposes that include criminal history information.

The report describes the background screening industry; how background screening reports, including criminal history information, are generated; how screening reports are used by employers; challenges related to accuracy and dispute resolution; and developments in the market.

To view the report, visit the CFPB’s website.

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