Global HR Research (GHRR) abides by all regulations set forth by the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the federal law that regulates the collection, dissemination, and use of consumer information for background screening. Many states have enacted additional state-specific requirements that place greater limitations on the background screening process than the standard federal requirements.

As a Consumer Reporting Agency, GHRR cannot provide legal advice, but we are committed to providing our clients with educational materials which can assist them with their background screening process. The following are some of the major federal laws and requirements:

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