Employment Background Checks Compliance
Employment background check compliance is NOT optional
Disclosure & Authorization:
Key Background Screening, Inc. provides all of the applicant notifications and disclosures electronically through our online Applicant Quick Invite format. There’s no need to supply paper forms!
The Key Background Screening, Inc. platform provides all of the Adverse Action documents.
The Key Background Screening, Inc. reports that you receive contain only that data which is permissible to use for employment suitability purposes.
The Key Background Screening, Inc. Quality Assurance (QA) team conducts random reviews and audits of each of our researchers’ work product and report processing.
Our compliance objective is to keep our clients informed of the changing regulatory landscape as it relates to employment screening. We strive to meet and beat your expectations of a supplier, and focus on being your long term HR partner.
FCRA Background Check Reporting Limitations
The FCRA regulations place limitations on information that can be reported by a background screening company. To comply with employment law, Credit Reporting Agencies such as Key Background Screening only provide reports with filtered and compliant data in them.
Section 605 of the FCRA prohibits a background screening company from reporting the following:
In addition to the limitations found in the FCRA, a number of states place limitations on what information may be reported by background screening companies. Information commonly prohibited includes
There are several states with reporting limitations or special requirements related to background reports and their content beyond those of the FCRA. Specific requirements vary and include: