August 26, 2021
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. ET

In the past year, the tenant screening industry has received renewed focus from both plaintiffs’ counsel and government regulators. This focus has taken the form of multiple class action lawsuits, slews of individual cases, and regulatory guidance and enforcement. This webinar will explore some of the recent

A federal magistrate judge in the Northern District of California approved a class settlement of nearly $175,000 for an alleged violation of the FCRA’s stand-alone disclosure requirement. The class was comprised of over 1,000 job applicants who signed a standard form as part of their application, which included both a consumer report disclosure and a

The Supreme Court of Arkansas ruled in favor of the Professional Background Screening Association (“PBSA”) against the Clerk of the Court of Benton County, Arkansas, Bentonville Division, holding that background screeners’ record requests are not requests for compiled information for purposes of Arkansas Supreme Court Administrative Order Number 19 (“Order 19”), and therefore not subject

The Supreme Court granted cert in Ramirez v. TransUnion LLC to consider “whether either Article III or Rule 23 permits a damages class action where the vast majority of the class suffered no actual injury, let alone an injury anything like what the class representative suffered.” This development is a welcomed opportunity for clarity in

In 2011 and 2013, Peri Domante’s personal information was stolen and fraudulently used to open two accounts with Dish Networks, LLC (“Dish”), a provider of television services. After being alerted to the fraud, Domante sued Dish for violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”).  The parties settled the lawsuit.  As part of the agreement,

On July 27, 2020, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania confirmed that a plaintiff lacks Article III standing to state a claim for violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) premised solely on the failure to receive a copy of the background report and the statute’s procedurally-required summary of rights. In Davis v. C&D Sec.

Wednesday, June 24, 2020
3 p.m. ET
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On October 3, 2019, the CFPB published a report, entitled Market Snapshot: Background Screening Reports. The report highlights the increased demand for background screenings by employers as well as consumer challenges that may arise from their use given the vast array of data sources and consumer

We are pleased to announce that Tim St. George will present during the Employment Screening Resources (ESR) webinar, “Background Checks: Required Disclosures, Notices Prior to Adverse Action, and More.” This webinar will provide a clear run down on the latest legal decisions as well as best practices when providing disclosures of background checks before taking

The Democrats on the House Financial Services Committee are pushing their proposed package of bills aimed at responding to the coronavirus (“COVID-19”) pandemic. This time around, they are supporting the bill that would place a moratorium on debt collection activities for the duration of the pandemic.

A May 5 release from the Democrats on the

The status of the Louisiana Public Service Commission’s (“Commission”) potential enforcement of the available emergency measures pursuant to the Do Not Call General Order (Docket No. R_29617, decided Oct. 11, 2006) (“DNC Order”) has been unclear. While these emergency measures generally have been imposed during prior emergencies, they presently remain unimplemented despite Governor John Bel