EEOC and FTC Issue Tips for Employment Background Checks

For the first time the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have partnered together to co-publish documents on employment background checks, explaining the rights and responsibilities for the employer and the job applicant. The two documents are available on the EEOC's website: Background Checks: What Employers Need to Know (http://www.eeoc.gov/eeoc/publications/background_checks_employers.cfm) and Background checks: [...]