The focus on employment background checks is not going away. A few weeks ago I wrote about Dollar General’s $4 million dollar settlement of a class action lawsuit based on alleged violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Since that time, Publix Super Markets Inc. settled an alleged FCRA class for roughly $6.8 million
When Did You Last Update Your Background Check Materials? Maybe It’s Time.
By Anne R. Yuengert on
Posted in Pre-Employment Background Checks
Dollar General just agreed to pay $4 million to settle a class action background check case based on its alleged violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Marcum v. Dolgencorp, Inc., Civil Action No. 3:12cv108 (E.D.Va.). That’s right—$4 million for a FCRA case.
As you know, FCRA requires employers in the United States…