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Baker & Hostetler LLP | USA | 1 Feb 2019

Background Check Disclosures with State Law Information Are Illegal, Ninth Circuit Declares in Class Action Case

The Ninth Circuit has now declared that background check disclosure forms that include state law disclosures are illegal…
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Ogletree Deakins | USA | 23 Jan 2019

South Carolina Legislative Update: Bills to Watch

South Carolina is not known as a hotbed of legislative action protecting employee rights, let alone creating new ones. However, several bills are…
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Buckley LLP | USA | 29 Nov 2018

CFPB publishes quarterly consumer credit trends on natural disasters and credit reporting

On November 21, the CFPB released the latest quarterly consumer credit trends report, which examines how natural disasters affect consumers’ credit…
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Troutman Pepper | USA | 20 Nov 2018

Lender’s Requirement of Dispute-Free Credit Report Does Not Violate ECOA

The Eastern District of Wisconsin issued a ruling dismissing an Equal Credit Opportunity Act case that asserted a novel claim regarding discrimination…
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Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP | USA | 19 Nov 2018

On the Mend: Bill Requiring Delayed Reporting of Veterans’ Medical Debts Seeks to Correct Department of Veterans Affairs Payments Errors

On November 14, 2018, a previously-introduced bill to amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) to “rectify problematic reporting of medical debt…
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Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP | USA | 13 Nov 2018

No Double-Dipping Under FCRA

In an oldie but goodie, an FTC blog from Feb 2017 warns employers who rely on credit checks not to double-dip. In other words, if an employer requests…
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Jackson Lewis PC | Puerto Rico | 12 Nov 2018

Puerto Rico Revises Form for Reporting Payments to Terminated Employees, Considers Credit History Ban

The Puerto Rico Department of the Treasury has announced changes to tax reporting for certain severance payments. As a result of the Labor…
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Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP | USA | 12 Nov 2018

Eastbound, but not out. Loaded up but not trucking.

In Luna v. Wal-Mart Trans., LLC, 2018 WL 5726204 (W.D. Ark. Nov. 1, 2018), the Court provided a good reminder that there are exceptions to the FCRA's…
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Troutman Pepper | USA | 8 Nov 2018

FTC Proposes Rule Requiring Consumer Reporting Agencies to Provide Credit Monitoring for Active Duty Members of the Military

The Federal Trade Commission proposed a rule requiring consumer reporting agencies to provide free credit monitoring service to active duty military…
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Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP | USA | 31 Oct 2018

Happy Halloween to FCRA Defendants in Wisconsin: Court Rules that the Courts, not CRAs, are Charged with Resolving Legal Disputes

Although this time of year may be the favorite of ghouls and goblins, it was not so scary for the FCRA defendants in Garland v. Marine Credit Union…
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