Conducting Employee Background Checks: How to Use the Fair Credit Reporting Act to Screen Health Center Job Candidates

A poor hiring decision can expose your community health center and its patients to risk and liability. In response, many health centers are running background checks to better screen potential job candidates.
However, since 2014, there have been an estimated 30 class-action and thousands of private-action lawsuits brought against employers for alleged violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), a federal law that regulates how consumer reports — credit checks, criminal background checks and traffic reports — are used. 
The best — and only — defense for hiring managers is a thorough understanding of the FCRA requirements. Join Robert Thompson of CastleBrach for a comprehensive review of employment screening best practices and how to implement a screening policy for your health center.

What You Will Learn:
· What is the Fair Credit Reporting Act?
· How to stay compliant and follow guidelines
· Where most organizations make mistakes and hot to avoid them


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