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Douglas B. Kauffman, partner in the firm’s Birmingham, Ala., office and member of the Labor & Employment Section, authored an article for Law 360’s Expert Analysis section entitled, “Going Back to Basics on FCRA Background Checks.” The article covers the common mistakes made by employers when conducting background checks under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). With a recent uptick in major FCRA class action lawsuits, Mr. Kauffman discussed common compliance issues employers face when obtaining background reports or consumer reports on job applicants and employees, and with communicating information to the individual when making a decision to deny employment.

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