Authority to Release Information
This form, when completed by the applicant, provides permission to conduct a comprehensive review of the applicant’s background through a consumer report and/or an investigative consumer report for employment evaluation purposes.
Consumer Rights Under the FCRA
This government notice regarding the applicant’s rights under the FCRA (The Fair Credit Reporting Act) must be provided to any candidate who is given any pre-adverse or adverse action letter.
Final Notice of Adverse Action
If the results of an employment background report prompts a decision to turn down an applicant or dismiss an employee, federal law requires the employer give that information to the candidate in an adverse action notice. Along with the letter the employer must provide a copy of the Consumer Rights Under the FCRA.
Pre-Adverse Action Letter
The letter is used to notify an employment candidate that information contained in their background report may negatively affect a decision about their employment. It is intended to give the candidate an opportunity to respond to the information contained in the report. Along with the letter the employer must provide a copy of the Consumer Rights Under the FCRA.