The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued new guidance for employment background screening companies containing information on how to comply with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). One of the key elements of this new guidance is information related to when a company’s work defines them as a ‘consumer reporting agency’ under the FCRA. This guidance also outlines requirements for background checks and dealing with their clients, as well as how to interact with consumers. Check out this helpful new guidance here to stay on top of your company’s obligations.