Are Employers Target Rich for FCRA Lawsuits?

Presented By: James Sweeney

SweeneyClass Action lawsuits involving the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) will continue to increase.  Employers face legal risk for failure to follow strict requirements of the FCRA.  This session helps understand the procedural violations that are occurring regularly that spawn new suits.



Learning objectives for this session include:

  • Aiming to identify the compliance issues that present the greatest risk.
  • Identifying what plaintiff attorneys are looking for.
  • Understanding how your background vendor should be protecting you.
  • Breaking down a recent lawsuit to expose sample violations.

James Sweeney is President/CEO/Founder of Inquirehire, Inc. Inquirehire enables businesses to optimize their hiring process in order save time, money, and avoid costly hiring mistakes. Inquirehire solutions include, Applicant Tracking Systems, I9/E-Verify Systems, Aptitude and Behavioral Assessments, Skill Survey Professional Reference Checks, Pre-employment and Background Screening, Drug Testing, Substance Abuse Training, and Employment Tax Credit Processing (WOTC).

James also founded James M. Sweeney & Associates, Inc., an investigation firm specializing in fraud, sexual harassment, drug abuse in the workplace and various workplace investigations. Received Certified Fraud Examiner designation.

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