State Laws | West Virginia
Last Updated: August 2017

West Virginia Background Check Laws

What are West Virginia employment background check laws?

We update this overview of West Virginia 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

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.