Data Quest Release & Authorization

CORI Release & Authorization

Preliminary Adverse Action Sample Letter
A Preliminary Adverse Action notification is sent to the affected individual before adverse action is taken. The point of the Preliminary Adverse Action notice is to inform your applicant or employee that you may make an adverse decision (such as denying employment or a promotion).

Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)

The Fair Credit Reporting Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1681 (“FCRA”) is U.S. Federal Government legislation enacted to promote the accuracy, fairness, and privacy of consumer information contained in the files of consumer reporting agencies.

A Summary of Your Rights Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information. It is also illegal to discriminate against a person because the person complained about discrimination, filed a charge of discrimination, or participated in an employment discrimination investigation or lawsuit.

Ban the Box is the name of an international campaign by civil rights groups and advocates for ex-offenders, aimed at persuading employers to remove from their hiring applications the check box that asks if applicants have a criminal record.