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Ninth Circuit Confirms That FCRA Disclosure May Be Included as Part of Employment Packet

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Recently, the Ninth Circuit delivered what may be considered good news for employers on the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) front. On April 24, 2020, the Ninth Circuit held that an employer does not violate the stand-alone disclosure requirement when it provides a stand-alone disclosure at the same time as other employment application documents. This may be a welcome development for employers and consumer reporting agencies within the Ninth Circuit and puts to rest an argument frequently employed by plaintiffs in class action lawsuits under the FCRA. Click here for more information.