The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ›
Promotes equality of opportunity in the workplace and enforces Federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination.
The U.S. Department of Labor ›
Fosters and promotes the welfare of job seekers, wage earners and retirees of the United States
The Americans with Disabilities Act ›
Information and Technical Assistance on the Americans with Disability Act
The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) ›
Establish and enforce protective standards for employers and employees
US Homeland Security Act of 2002 ›
A bill to establish a Department of Homeland Security and for other national security purposes.
Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 ›
To protect investors by improving the accuracy and reliability of corporate disclosures made pursuant to the securities laws, and for other purposes.
Disposal of Consumer Report Information 16 CFR Part 682 ›
This federal rule requires businesses and individuals to take appropriate measures to dispose of sensitive information derived from consumer reports.
EEOC Policy Statement on Conviction Records under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 ›
Requirements for establishing a business necessity when an individual is denied employment because of a conviction record.
Recommendations for Record Retention ›
Based on the Fair Credit Reporting Act and Driver's Privacy Protection Act, we recommend that any end user of a consumer report retain the report with the signed disclosure and authorization for a minimum of five years.
An independent, not-for-profit organization, the Joint Commission accredits and certifies more than 17,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. Joint Commission accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards.
Health Information Privacy (HIPAA) ›
The HIPAA Privacy Rule provides federal protections for personal health information held by covered entities and gives patients an array of rights with respect to that information. At the same time, the Privacy Rule is balanced so that it permits the disclosure of personal health information needed for patient care and other important purposes.
Office of the Inspector General (OIG) Sanctions Report & Compliance ›
The Office of Inspector General (OIG), as mandated by Public Law 95-452 (as amended), is to protect the integrity of Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) programs, as well as the health and welfare of the beneficiaries of those programs. The OIG has a responsibility to report both to the Secretary and to the Congress program and management problems and recommendations to correct them. The OIG's duties are carried out through a nationwide network of audits, investigations, inspections and other mission-related functions performed by OIG components.
U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Sanctions Report & Compliance ›
GSA’s mission is to use expertise to provide innovative solutions for our customers in support of their missions and by so doing foster an effective, sustainable, and transparent government for the American people. GSA oversees the business of the U.S. federal government. GSA’s acquisition solutions supplies federal purchasers with cost-effective high-quality products and services from commercial vendors. GSA provides workplaces for federal employees, and oversees the preservation of historic federal properties. Its policies covering travel, property and management practices promote efficient government operations.
U.S Patriots Act ›
U.S. Patriots Act of 2001
Federal Trade Commission's FCRA Opinions ›
FTC staff opinion letters published between 1997 and 2001.
Drivers Privacy Protection Act of 1994 ›
Title 18 Chapter 123-Prohibition on Release and use of Certain Personal Information from State Motor Vehicle Records.
Procedures for Transportation Workplace Drug and Alcohol Programs ›
DOT rule, 49 CFR Part 40.25, describes required procedures for conducting workplace drug and alcohol testing for the Federally regulated transportation industry.
Safety Performance History of Drivers ›
DOT FMCSA 49 CFR Part 391.23.
The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) ›
This version of the FCRA includes amendments to the FCRA set forth in the Consumer Reporting Reform Act of 1996 (Public Law 104-208, the Omnibus Consolidated Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 1997, Title II, Subtitle D, Chapter 1), Section 311 of the Intelligence Authorization for Fiscal Year 1998 (Public Law 105-107), the Consumer Reporting Employment Clarification Act of 1998 (Public Law 105-347, Section 506 of the Gramm-Leach-Biley Act (Public Law 106-102), Sections 358 (g) and 505 (c) of the Uniting and Strengthening America by providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001 (USA Patriot Act) (Public Law 107-56), and the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 (FACT Act) (Public Law 108-159), and Section 719 of the Financial Services Regulatory Relief Act of 2006 (Public Law 109-351). This amended version of the FCRA includes the addition of Section 604 (a) (6).
Red Flag Address Discrepancy Rule of the FACT Act ›
According to the Red Flag Address Discrepancy rule of the FACT Act, an end user receiving a report from a “nationwide” consumer reporting agency with an address discrepancy notice is responsible for verifying that the background report information belongs to the candidate (See pages 20-21 of the Federal Regulation).
E-Verify Requirements for Federal Contractors - Effective September 8, 2009 ›
On June 6, 2008, the President issued Executive Order 13465 “Economy and Efficiency in Government Procurement through Compliance with Certain Immigration and Nationality Act Provisions and the Use of an Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification System.” The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) was therefore amended to require federal contractors to use E-Verify, which is the system designated to implement the Executive Order.
E-Verify Extended for Three Years H.R. 2892 ›
The authorization for E-Verify, the federal government’s electronic employment verification system, has been extended for three more years—until the end of September 2012. The three-year extension of E-Verify was included in the $42.8 billion appropriations bill for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which was signed into law by President Barack Obama on Oct. 28, 2009.
Fair Employment Opportunity Act of 2011 ›
Bans discrimination against the un-employed, including hiring policies that say applicants must "be currently employed."