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CDIA shares a core value that all Americans should embrace; that is the ability for people to compete for employment without racial or ethnic discrimination. CDIA also understands that Americans expect to work in and visit work environments that are safe and secure.

Consumers want to be safe when entering places of business, when entrusting the care and well-being of themselves and that of their loved ones’ to others, and when inviting workers in to their homes. These are also values CDIA shares.

Federal Review offers regular updates of legislative, administrative, and judicial news of interest to the consumer reporting community.

Judicial Review offers regular updates of legal news of interest to the consumer reporting community.

December 4, 2019
A recent MTA OIG report conducted a “review of the background and criminal history verification process for the largest classification of...
August 22, 2017
A recent article in the New York Times on O.J. Simpson’s parole hearing highlights the ongoing challenge of the FBI database...
August 12, 2017
An recent article in the New York Times on O.J. Simpson’s parole hearing highlights the ongoing challenge of the FBI database...
April 14, 2017
Earlier this month, the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities released a flawed report on background screenings that relied upon data findings...
April 5, 2017
Recently, Lyft CEO John Zimmer was interviewed for NPR’s podcast, How I Built This. Zimmer was asked about his company’s criminal...
January 4, 2017
There have been movements in the TSA and in Congress for the administration to clear name-based criminal background checks as a...
January 4, 2017
When the infamous bank robber, Willie Sutton, was asked why he robbed banks, he replied simply, “because that’s where the money...
December 6, 2016
The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics surveyed state criminal history record repositories and found that in 2014, 43 states...
June 16, 2016
Eric Holder, former U.S. Attorney General under President Obama, wrote three letters in June 2016 to local and state officials urging...
May 5, 2016
An important lesson was re-learned in a recent settlement between plaintiffs alleging discrimination over criminal background checks and the U.S. Census...