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If Criminal Offense Records are Public Records, Why Do I Need to Obtain a Disclosure and Authorization?

In a previous article, we addressed the Disclosure and Authorization. In particular, the requirement to provide disclosure and obtain authorization and to pay particular attention to keeping them simple, without extraneous language. And yet, criminal records are public records. The accusation, trial, and sentencing are public records. There is a move to suppress identifiers on…

Where Do I Need to be Careful? Job Relatedness and Business Necessity

We are doing a four-part series on where employers get into trouble when screening workers. It’s four areas you should manage.   Permissible Purpose Your Disclosure and Authorization before obtaining reports Your Pre/Post Adverse Action notices Job Relatedness and Business Necessity The first three articles discussed Permissible Purpose, Disclosure and Authorization, and Pre/Post Adverse Action.…

VICTIG Compliance Tips – Pre/Post Adverse Action

Where do I need to be careful? Pre/Post Adverse Action In past articles, we discussed Permissible Purpose and the Disclosure and Authorization. This article assumes you have a permissible purpose, have obtained a compliant Disclosure and Authorization, have ordered and received the information, and said to yourself “uh-oh” after looking at it. If you review…

VICTIG Compliance Tips – Disclosure and Authorization

Our last article discussed Permissible Purpose. This one addresses your Disclosure and Authorization. Now don’t yawn and stop reading just yet. 100% of you reading this have certified to us that you will provide disclosure and obtain authorization before ordering information from us. That’s not the issue and the reason many companies have paid millions…

VICTIG Compliance Tips – Permissible Purpose

Where Do I Need to Be Careful?  We are going to do a four-part series on where employers get into trouble when screening workers. It’s four areas you should manage. Permissible Purpose Your Disclosure and Authorization before obtaining reports Your Pre and Post Adverse Action Notices Job Relatedness and Business Necessity But first, if you…