You're probably aware that there's a lot of paperwork involved when you decide to hire a new employee -- but did you know that there's a fair amount of paperwork requirements you must follow when you reject a job applicant? This kit contains all the forms you need to:
get consent from the applicant before checking their records
give the applicant a warning that these records may be a basis for rejection
officially notify the applicant if you decide not to hire them on the basis of the report
You're probably aware that there's a lot of paperwork involved when you decide to hire a new employee -- but did you know that there's a fair amount of paperwork requirements you must follow when you reject a job applicant? If you've checked an applicant's credit file, criminal record, or other background information, there are specific rules you must follow.
Nolo's Rejecting a Job Applicant: Employer's Adverse Action Forms Kit will help you stay on the right side of the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) with the following forms:
Disclosure & Authorization to Obtain Consumer Report
Pre-Adverse Action Disclosure Letter
Adverse Action Notice
With these forms, you'll be able to get the applicant's consent before you obtain a consumer report, give the applicant warning that these reports might be a basis for rejection, and notify the applicant if you don't hire them based on the information in the report. Stay FCRA-compliant with Nolo's Rejecting a Job Applicant: Employer's Adverse Action Forms Kit.
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