Background Screening Compliance

Expert insight on background screening compliance from our dedicated team

With constantly changing federal, state and municipal laws related to the proper use of consumer report information, employers and organizations need an experienced, knowledgeable background screening partner with readily available compliance resources. Count on our expert insight to support you in navigating the pre-employment screening and compliance process from start to finish.


Our compliance resources include an on-staff compliance officer, two nationally-known industry attorneys, and membership with the Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA). Not only do we bring extensive experience to your team, we have the bandwidth to offer project-related guidance, tailored to your compliance needs.

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Adverse action assistance

When you make an adverse hiring decision based in whole or in part on information obtained from InCheck, we can help administer the FCRA-required process. If you prefer to manage this process, our screening platform includes templated, smart-form letters designed to save you time.

What is FCRA Compliance?

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) applies anytime an employer obtains a background check for employment (or volunteer) purposes and exists to protect consumers. InCheck, as a third party agency - must operate under this consumer protection law.  The FCRA gives consumers: 

  • The right to be told if information obtained via a background check is being used to deny an application for employment (or a volunteer position)
  • The right to request a copy of this information
Discussing a criminal background check with a client

It is nice not having to worry about every changing regulation since InCheck has a handle on it. I know I can always reach out to my account manager with questions.

Talent Acquisition Director, Global Manufacturing Company