Background Check Laws: State Q&A Tool

This tool enables subscribers to search and compare Practical Law's Background Check Laws State Q&A resources. Questions and answers cover a variety of issues for private employers, including state statutes equivalent to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), criminal/non-criminal background check considerations, authorized/unauthorized inquiries, employer liability, and rules regarding employment references. Federal, local, or municipal law may impose additional or different requirements.

Simply select relevant questions and jurisdictions and click the "Submit" button. To see all of Practical Law's State Q&As on Background Check Laws, see State Q&A: Background Check Laws. To see all of Practical Law's State Q&As, which include relevant Legal Updates since the publication date (under Related Content), see Labor & Employment on the State Q&A landing page.


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