Arizona Background Check Laws

What are Arizona background check and ban-the-box laws?

We update this overview of Arizona background check laws and ban-the-box rules often. But laws change quickly, and we cannot guarantee all information is current. Always consult your attorney for legal advice.

FCRA Ban-the-box

FAIR CREDIT REPORTING ACT (FCRA)

In order to set a standard for hiring policies, the federal government created the Fair Credit Reporting Act, or FCRA, which monitors and protects both employers and job candidates.

BAN-THE-BOX AND FAIR HIRING LAWS

STAE LAWS - PUBLIC SECTOR

Who must follow: This ban-the- box law applies only to public sector, State Agency employers for the state of Arizona.

Timing of inquiry: Public employers for Spokane County may only inquire into criminal history after an initial interview.

Adverse Action Implications: none

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LOCAL LAWS — PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COMPANIES

No statewide ban-the-box or fair hiring laws exist for Arizona. See which counties and cities have local ban-the-box and fair hiring laws.
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