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Applicant Resources

This page is provided as a courtesy to job applicants that have questions or concerns about background checks and is not intended to be nor should it be taken as legal advice. 

Employment Screening Resources (ESR) is unable to give job seekers advice on any job-placement or employment matters. Most state or county bar associations have low-cost or no-cost programs to give consumers advice. If you have a question about a background report and criminal records or other topics, a consumer may want to use a bar association program to consult with an attorney familiar with the subject. Each state has their own rules about criminal records.

How To Dispute Information in Your Consumer Report1

Is there Information that ESR will NOT Report to an Employer?

ESR's reports only accurate and actionable information to its employer clients.  Accordingly, ESR never reports raw unfiltered data, it reports only properly vetted information that employers may legally consider in making employment decisions.

As a Consumer Reporting Agency (CRA) under the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and corresponding state and local laws, ESR is under a number of restrictions in terms of what can and cannot be reported.

The FCRA has a general rule concerning accuracy.  It states that a CRA "shall follow reasonable procedures to assure maximum possible accuracy of the information." For that reason:

Sources of Additional Information

Credit Reports

Identity Theft Resources

1 NOTE: If you are attempting to determine if your name is in a database in order to insure the accuracy of information about you, helpful information is provided by the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse website.

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