Nebraska Background Check Laws
What are Nebraska employment background check laws?
We update this overview of Nebraska 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.
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
STATE LAWS — PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COMPANIES
Who must follow: This ban-the-box law applies only to public sector employers for the State of Nebraska and its cities and counties.
Timing of inquiry: Public sector employers in Nebraska may not inquire into criminal history until after the employer has determined the applicant meets the minimum employment qualifications.