Global Verification Network or GVN 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 Global Verification Network – GVN?
Global Verification Network or GVN is the trade name used by P2 Verification Services, LLC, the successor in interest to RedRidge Verification services, LLC due to a transfer of assets in 2016. It was founded in 2013 and is based in Illinois.
Global Verification Network offers employment background screening services in the United States and internationally. According to Global Verification Network, it “boasts a growing list of delighted clients, including several in the Fortune 500.” The company claims the “underlying basis for this success is organizational leadership that understands people, process and product, when properly combined, make all the difference.”
This company provides virtually every type of screening and background check. It offers screening solutions for the entire employment life cycle, from pre-employment through course-of-employment stages. The company’s offerings include criminal and sex offender 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.
Were You Harmed By False Information or Errors In Your Global Verification Network Report?
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 Global Verification Network fails to meet those standards, the FCRA gives you rights.
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What are my Background Check Disclosure and Consent Rights?
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 a Mistake Free and Legally-Compliant Report From Global Verification Network – GVN
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 Global Verification Network Report
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 Global Verification Network if your report includes 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 Against Global Verification Network
Hardworking people just like you who lost job opportunities due to an inaccurate or unfair Global Verification Network employment background check report have already sued the company for FCRA violations. Pacer lists at least 1 federal civil lawsuits against Global Verification Network that alleges violations of the FCRA due to improper employment screening reports.
On March 15, 2017, a consumer filed a class action complaint against Global Verification Network on behalf of himself and others similarly situated in the federal district court for the Middle District of Florida for violating the FCRA by failing to obtain the proper authorizations and certifications to conduct background checks on class members and failing to make required disclosures in connection with the use of such employment background checks. The complainant alleged invasion of privacy, informational injuries and statutory damages. The case settled on undisclosed terms.
Complainants have also sued companies like Global Verification Network for FCRA violations based on allegations that those companies failed to take reasonable steps to verify criminal background information and, as a result, falsely listed felony convictions, including expunged, outdated, 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.
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