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Fair Credit Reporting Act Compliance

When you partner with Liberty, you can be assured that we operate in full compliance with the governing standards in our industry. Below is a partial list of some of the industry-governing Acts, organizations and laws which Liberty conforms to:

Fair Credit Reporting Act - Compliance

The Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) is designed to protect individuals by promoting accuracy, fairness, and privacy of information in the files of every Consumer Reporting Agency (CRA). Companies that perform pre-employment screening services, such as Liberty, are also governed by the FCRA, as are the employers that use Liberty's background screening services. Liberty provides FCRA compliance information of all letters and forms necessary to comply with FCRA employment background screening requirements, including:

Liberty Makes it Simple

Our background screening software makes it simple to manage the Pre-Adverse/Adverse Action program. Generate letters, print reports and track each letter with a time/date stamp. Simple, easy to use, click-and-print customized letters. Liberty believes in being a full partner to our clients, keeping you in compliance is part of our initiative.

Managed Pre-Adverse and Adverse Action Letters

In addition to the program being fully manageable online, Liberty can also fully manage the program from the Pre-Adverse notification to the final Adverse Action letter, all mailed and sent from our corporate offices. Rest easy knowing your company is compliant without needing to lift a finger. Your company can stay in compliance and Liberty can help.

California Consumer Credit Law Compliance

Liberty operates in compliance with the California Consumer Credit Law (Speier Act), which restricts the reporting of age, marital status, race, color or creed on employment reports for consumers that have a current California address.

Employment Drug Screening Compliance

Liberty is a certified member and is in compliance with the regulations published by the following organizations:

Report Compliance

Liberty's reports allow employers to comply with the screening requirements of various government agencies and legislation including but not limited to:

In addition, Liberty Screening is a member of the Professional Background Screening Association. As such, our compliance group is updated daily, with changing state and federal laws that may affect our industry and clients. In addition, Liberty subscribes to Littler Mendelson law firm, which specializes in employment law.


Compliance Affiliations:

As part of our ongoing compliance efforts, Liberty partners with Expungement Clearinghouse & My Clear Start to help keep database records up to date.

Expungemen Clearing House

The Expungement Clearinghouse is committed to a more coordinated approach to disseminating information about criminal records that have been cleared or updated by the courts. Liberty Screening is an actively participating member, adding expunged records to the Clearinghouse in attempt to remove expunged records from criminal records data resources thus enhancing data integrity. If you use Liberty’s criminal data sources, you can be assured we take data integrity seriously and are committed to providing only relevant data to our clients.

My Clear Start - Clear your Past Today

Expungement or record sealing is the process of requesting the courts and/or law enforcement agencies to modify, seal or destroy criminal records. Most states offer this type of relief. My Clear Start offers an online case evaluation designed by a team of experienced attorneys to quickly and confidentially determine if a candidate is eligible to have their criminal record cleared.