SBA Employee Background Check

This provides information on how to do a background check on an employee and what you can and cannot do. Laws detailed here, and which are necessary for running background checks, include the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Topics usually tested in background checks are also listed here, including medical and school records or employee credit reports.

 

Applicability to Business

  • Hiring qualified employees is an asset for businesses
  • Legal ramifications for background checks are needed

 

Learning Outcomes

  • Briefly learn laws regarding conducting background checks
  • Conduct a trial (or real) background check on a potential employee

 

 

https://www.sba.gov/starting-business/hire-retain-employees/pre-employment-background-checks