Background checks are legally considered consumer reports. As such their use is subject to the Fair Credit Reporting Act and a number of regulatory interpretations administered by the Federal Trade Commission and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.  JB Screening is committed to providing a compliant solution for your background check needs. Within our service agreement you will confirm to us that you are using the reports for a legally permissible purpose.

Here are some links to useful information about background checks.

From the Federal Trade Commission

Using Consumer Reports: What Employers Need to Know

A Summary of Your Rights Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act

From the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Background Checks What Employers Need to Know