The New Hampshire Union Leader reportedthe lack of human oversight of the artificial intelligence used by background screening provider Checkr has resulted in errors.
More than 40 people have sued the background screening provider for violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act in recent years and the company in December settled a class-action lawsuit that alleged it illegally included information about low-level offenses like traffic infractions on background checks for more than 96,000 people;
Checkr agreed to pay out $4.46 million in damages plus attorneys’ fees.
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