Active Screening Background Check – Dispute False Info or Errors

Unfair Employment Background Checks: Know Your Rights
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Active Screening is one of numerous employment background check agencies you’re likely to face during your job search. Find out who they are, what they do, and what rights you have under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)

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What is Active Screening ?

Active Screening was founded in 1997, and is based in Tampa, Florida. The company offers employment background screening services. Active Screening describes itself as “a nationwide leader providing industry specific solutions that help employers make smarter hiring decisions and reduce time to hire.” It boasts more than 50 employees in its Tampa headquarters and more than 30% growth over the past 9 years, which it attributes to the fact that it gives customers “quality information” and “easy to use technology” and its ability to consistently meet commitments to clients. Its website informs visitors that Active Screening’s ability to “custom-tailor solutions to meet specialty demands has been proven through the development of several software solutions in the employment screening industry and through [its] subsidiary companies in the volunteer screening market.”

The company provides virtually every type of screening and background check. Its pre-employment offerings include criminal searches, education and employment verifications, motor vehicle records, credit reports, drug and health screenings, reference and license checks, and Social Security number tracing. It also conducts international searches.

Active Screening also offers new hire and post-employment screening, including identity and immigration status verifications. The company is accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS).

Contact Information

Active Screening
14499 N. Dale Mabry Hwy., Suite 201S
Tampa, FL 33618
Phone: 800-319-5580
Website: https://activescreening.com/

Were You Harmed By False Information or Errors In Your Active Screening Report?

You may have a claim if a background check error cost you a job

Whether you get hired or promoted often depends on the information learned from an employment background check. A background check can come in many shapes and sizes. It may be as simple as verifying your social security number. Or it may include a detailed report of your credit and criminal history, or even information gathered from interviews of your friends and neighbors about your character and reputation.

Whatever the scope of the background check, the FCRA sets strict standards for how employers and background check companies get consent for and conduct background checks, and what they can do with the information they find.

If a background check company like Active Screening fails to meet those standards, the FCRA gives you rights.

If you feel you have been harmed by this Background Check Agency, click 844-685-9200 ☎ NOW to call us or go ahead and fill out our Contact Form. We will fight for your rights. Our services are absolutely FREE to you.

What are my Background Check Disclosure and Consent Rights?

A Summary of Your Rights Under the FCRA

You have a right to know if an employer will use information from a background check against you and an employer cannot obtain background check information without your express written consent.

A background check company cannot hand over your information to an employer unless the employer certifies that: (1) it has “clearly and conspicuously” disclosed to you in a separate document that it may obtain a background check; (2) you have authorized it to get the background check; and (3) it will provide you with advance notice of any adverse action based in any part on the background check report, a copy of the report, and a summary of your rights under the FCRA.

Your Right to an Accurate and Legally-Compliant Report

A background check company must take reasonable steps to ensure its report is as accurate as possible.

The FCRA also puts limits on the negative information a background check report can include. A report cannot list civil suits, judgments, arrest records, paid tax liens, accounts in collection or most other negative information (except criminal convictions) after 7 years, or bankruptcies after 10 years. It also cannot list expunged convictions

Your Right to Dispute Dispositions and Discrepancies on an Unfair Report from Active Screening

If you don’t get a job because of information in a background check report, you are entitled to a copy of the report. You also have the right to dispute the report if it has errors or includes information it shouldn’t.

If you dispute a report, the background check company must investigate and correct any errors within 30 days.

Your Right to Sue Active Screening if your report includes mistakes, inaccurate or illegal info

If you lost out on a job or promotion because a background check report included inaccurate or illegal information, you may be able to sue in federal court. If you sue and win, you may be entitled to your actual damages or statutory damages up to $1,000, plus punitive damages, attorneys’ fees, and costs.

Actual Complaints

Hardworking people just like you who lost job opportunities due to an inaccurate or unfair employment background check report have already sued companies like Active Screening for FCRA violations.

Many of those lawsuits allege that the background check companies did not take reasonable steps to verify criminal background information and, as a result, falsely listed felony convictions, including expunged, outdated, or incorrect information, or misidentified the subject of the report. Some complaints allege that background check reports contained inaccurate educational, work, driving, credit or other personal information that the background check company was not responsive or did not properly handle disputes about inaccurate information. Some complainants have filed their lawsuits as class action complaints, on behalf of themselves and similarly situated people.

Ready to Assert Your FCRA Rights?

Fired or Not Hired Because of a Active Screening Background Check? If so, you’re in the right place.

● Our 12-year track record of helping hardworking, regular people just like you speaks for itself. We have the experience, knowledge, and dedication to get you the best results possible.
● We’ve helped more than 25,000 consumers recover more than $50 million.
● We work to restore your reputation and get you the compensation you deserve. You focus on living your life.
● We care because we know what it’s like to lose out on a job because a faceless company didn’t follow the law.
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If you’re ready to assert your rights and fight incorrect information in your background check, we can help you get justice. Complete our form for a FREE case evaluation, or call 844-685-9200 NOW

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1 COMMENT
  • Jennifer J

    How do I get a copy of my background check? I have recently lost an amazing job offer.

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