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Kansas State Employment Laws

The state of Kansas has restrictions on what can be reported in a background screening report beyond what the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) dictates.

RestrictionExplanation
Applicant/subject cannot be required to pay for a background check or a portion thereofNo employer may require an employee or applicant to...."inspect or challenge any criminal history record information relating to that person for the purpose of obtaining a copy of the person's record in order to qualify for employment."

See the statute here for more information.
Information on report must be relevant to jobEmployers may only deny employment based upon an applicant’s criminal history if the information reasonably bears upon the applicant’s trustworthiness or the safety and well being of the employer’s employees and customers.

See the statute here for more information.

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