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TazWorks Obtains SOC 2 Compliance Attestation ReportNo Image

TazWorks Obtains SOC 2 Compliance Attestation Report

TazWorks has satisfied the requirements to receive our SOC 2 attestation report, verifying our controls around the security, availability, and confidentiality of our software, corporate processes, and your data, and helping you win more customers.

CRAs and GDPR: 4 Areas for You to FocusNo Image

CRAs and GDPR: 4 Areas for You to Focus

Learn what the GDPR means for you as a consumer reporting agency.

Webinar Recording: GDPR, TazWorks, and YouNo Image

Webinar Recording: GDPR, TazWorks, and You

Want to know what the GDPR is and how TazWorks software aligns with it? Watch our webinar recording.

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Webinar Registration: The GDPR, TazWorks, and You

Register now to learn more about what the GDPR means for you and what TazWorks is doing about it.

Data Retention Webinar: How Long CRAs Should Keep Reports and Other InformationNo Image

Data Retention Webinar: How Long CRAs Should Keep Reports and Other Information

We've joined forces with Scott Paler to bring you an overview of industry best practices for data retention, as well as answering your questions about our upcoming data retention features and changes.

New compliance updates for ban the box in LANo Image

New compliance updates for ban the box in LA

Los Angeles enacted the Fair Chance Initiative Ordinance this year, restricting employers with ten or more employees from inquiring into a job applicant’s criminal history unless and until a conditional offer of employment has already been made.

Is Your Background Check Software Middle Name Search Compliant?No Image

Is Your Background Check Software Middle Name Search Compliant?

The background screening industry is highly regulated and has become the subject of scrutiny among government agencies such as the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB.) It should come as no surprise that screeners are held to a high standard with regards to compliance rules and procedures to ensure maximum possible accuracy. Recent rulings have resulted in penalties in the millions for companies that regulators believed to have missed the mark.

Avoid Costly Litigation with InstaScreens User Certification and QuickView ToolsNo Image

Avoid Costly Litigation with InstaScreens User Certification and QuickView Tools

According to Section 604(b) of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, employers must certify that they have authorization to run a background check. Also, employers must ensure the applicant is provided with an opportunity to receive a “copy of the report” and a “description in writing of the rights of the consumer” before taking any adverse action. Recent litigation has proved to be costly for screening agencies and employers who are not current in their compliance practices. The blanket certification clause outlined in your contract may not be enough.

Death of the Box: Why the Criminal History Question on Job Applications Is Heading Towards ExtinctionNo Image

Death of the Box: Why the Criminal History Question on Job Applications Is Heading Towards Extinction

As privacy professionals know too well, organizations that handle personal information, especially personal information that can trigger security breach notification obligations, have an overwhelming need to screen out untrustworthy applicants from positions that permit access to such data.