Category: FTC

FTC Background Check Guide Released

In March of 2014, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a report on the use of a background check in the hiring process called FTC Background Check Guide: What Job Applicants and Employees Should Know . In November, the FTC background check guide was released called Tips for Job Applicants and Employees. The two guides […]

How Ban the Box Affects Employer’s Background Screening Process

by Thomas C. Lawson, CFE, CII Ban the Box – Recently questions have arisen concerning how the background check process will be affected by ban-the-box laws such as the August 13, 2014 enactment of the San Francisco City and County‚Äôs ordinance which precludes employers of 20 or more employees from including a request for criminal […]