FCRA stands for the Fair Credit Reporting Act, which is a federal law that regulates the collection, use, and dissemination of consumer information by consumer reporting agencies. FCRA compliance refers to the practice of complying with the requirements and guidelines set forth in the Fair Credit Reporting Act. This includes obtaining the individual’s consent before conducting a background check, providing notice if the individual is not hired based on information contained in the background check, and allowing the individual to dispute any errors or inaccuracies in the report. In addition, FCRA compliance requires that background check reports be accurate, up-to-date, and relevant to the employment decision at hand. Employers or organizations that conduct background checks must also take steps to protect the confidentiality and security of the information obtained during the background check process. It’s important for employers or organizations to ensure that their background check procedures are FCRA compliant to avoid legal liability and to protect the rights of the individuals being screened.