Useful Links


HR Industry Resources
Society for Human Resource Management

Background Verification Resources

Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) – Full Text (PDF)
Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACT Act) (PDF)
Using Consumer Reports: What Employers Need to Know (FTC)
Using Consumer Reports: What Landlords Need to Know (FTC)
Background Checks: What Employers Need to Know (FTC & EEOC)
Background Checks: What Job Applicants & Employees Should Know (FTC & EEOC)
FCRA Information for Consumers
EEOC Guidance on Use of Arrest & Convictions Records
EEOC Q&A about Guidance on Use of Arrest & Convictions Records
EEOC Facts about Age Discrimination
Fair Housing Act information
Fair Housing Act – Full Text
Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity Information
National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS)
Concerned CRAs
Common Industry Terms, Published by NAPBS, Feb 2009 (PDF)

Drug Testing Resources

Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
National Institute on Drug Abuse
Institute for a Drug Free Workplace
Drug-Free Workplace Kit (developing a Drug-Free Workplace policy & program)
Quest Diagnostics

Government Resources

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Social Security Administration
Department of Homeland Security
Citizenship and Immigration Services
Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Department of Transportation
Department of Housing and Urban Development
Department of Labor
National Labor Relations Board