How Does Your Bonus Affect Your Overtime Compensation?

With the end of the year fast approaching, some employees are anticipating the receipt of an end-of-the-year bonus. If you’ve received a bonus – whether during the holidays or the rest of the year – you should make sure that your employer is paying you properly.  In some cases, a bonus must

Employers Must Show You Your Background Report Under Section 1681b(b)(3) Of The Fair Credit Reporting Act If They Are Going To Use It Against You

The Fair Credit Reporting Act contains requirements for the “user” (i.e., the employer) of an employment background report.  The law requires that an employer must: 1.  Obtain your written authorization to access your background (or consumer) report; and 2.  Provide you with a disclosure that it may use the background report for employment purposes. Both of

Have You Disputed Credit Report Errors Made By Yamaha, WebBank, Fidem Finance, Intuit, Health Credit Services, DIGNIFI, or CreditStacks? Here’s What They Must Do To Investigate.

Once a consumer disputes information in a credit report with Experian, Equifax, or TransUnion (or any other consumer reporting agency), the consumer reporting agency must notify the furnisher of the information of the dispute.  And once the furnisher is notified, it then has an obligation to investigate.  Section 1681s-2(b) of the Fair

The Fair Credit Reporting Act Covers More Than Just Credit Reports. You May Have Rights Relating To Employment, Tenant Screening, And Other Background Reports

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) is a federal law that regulates the consumer reporting (sometimes referred to as background reporting) industry.  It imposes obligations on the companies that create consumer reports, the companies that use consumer reports, and the companies that supply information used in consumer reports.  The FCRA covers credit reports