Shadow Trackers Background Checks

Did Shadow Trackers Background Check Errors Cost You a Job?

Who is Shadow Trackers?

Shadow Trackers is an employment screening company headquartered in Meridian, Idaho. Founded in 1992 RDK Corporation d/b/a Shadow Trackers provides background checks, pre-employment screening and tenant screening.

What is in a Shadow Trackers Background Check?

Shadow Trackers provides a variety of pre-employment screening services to employers. They include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Verifications – name, address, education, and employment
  • Personal Reference Checks
  • Criminal History – sex offender search, state, county, and federal searches
  • Civil Judgements

  • Liens
  • Bankruptcy
  • DMV Reports
  • Drug Testing

Background Checks Can Only Be Done With Your Permission

Depending on the type of job you are applying for, your employer may request any number of these services. Shadow Trackers cannot do a background check without your authorization. Generally, you will sign an authorization form when applying for a job that allows the employer to run a background check. A background check should never be done without your permission.

How Long Does a Shadow Trackers Background Check Take?

According to the Shadow Trackers website they aim for a 72 hour or less turnaround time for background checks.

Did Your Shadow Trackers Background Check Have Errors That Cost You A Job?

Most of the time, if you do not have a criminal history, you have nothing to worry about.

Unfortunately, that is not always the case. Mistakes on background checks happen often. Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) Shadow Trackers must make sure that the information they provide is accurate and up-to-date.

When errors are reported on Shadow Trackers background checks it can cost you a job and your reputation.

Background Check Errors Can Cause Job Loss

Dispute Shadow Trackers Background Check Errors

Mistakes on background reports from companies like Shadow Trackers that specialize in employment screening can be especially damaging. Even if you do not have a criminal history, a mix up with another person’s file can show otherwise to a potential employer. When your background check or credit report from Shadow Trackers is wrong, you have the right to dispute the errors.

Your Rights When Adverse Action Is Taken

In the event that an employer takes adverse action against you due to the information provided in your Shadow Trackers report there are requirements they must follow.

The employer is required to give you a copy of the report and the contact information for Shadow Trackers. They are also required to provide you with a summary of your rights under the FCRA.

If you do not receive this information from the employer you may have a case against the employer along with the background check company.
Your rights under the FCRA also give you the right to dispute errors on your Shadow Tracker reports.

How Long Does a Shadow Trackers Background Check Dispute Take?

Once you file a dispute with Shadow Trackers, they have 30 days to investigate and prove that the information they have is correct, or remove the errors.

Can I Sue Shadow Trackers for Background Check Errors?

If you lost a job, were delayed a job, or lost a promotion due to inaccurate information on a background check or credit report, you may have a case and you may be able to sue Shadow Trackers in federal court.

Shadow Trackers Background Check Complaints and Lawsuits

Brittany Johnson v. RDK Corporation, d/b/a Shadow Trackers – Ms. Johnson was denied employment with Amazon as a result of Shadow Trackers reporting inaccurate criminal history information about her on her Shadow Trackers background check report. The inaccurate information is a misdemeanor for harassment that does not belong to Ms. Johnson but in fact belongs to another individual. Due to Shadow Trackers’ faulty procedures, it mixed the background check report of Ms. Johnson with that of at least one other consumer with respect to the inaccurate information.

Our Consumer Protection Law Firm is Here to Help You

At Francis Mailman Soumilas, P.C., we understand how damaging errors on your background check can be, and how frustrating it is when your rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act have been violated.

We have been fighting for people just like you for over 20 years against false reporting done by background check companies and credit reporting agencies.
The consultation is free and if you have a case, there is no out-of-pocket cost to you. We only get paid when you win.

Call us now at 1-877-735-8600 or fill out our form for a free case review.

Shadow Trackers Contact Information

Shadow Trackers Address:
1404 N. Main Street
Suite 200
Meridian, ID 83642
Phone: 1-877-895-0074
Fax: 208-884-8257

Website: 
http://shadowtrackers.com/index.shtml
Email: scott@shadowtrackers.com

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