Sample of an "Pre-Adverse Action Letter" to be sent
to a candidate if you intend to deny employment based in whole or
in part on any information in an ODM Report.
<City, State, Zip>
A decision is currently pending concerning your application for
employment at <church name>.
Enclosed for your information is a copy of the investigative consumer
report that you authorized in regard to your application for employment.
The purpose of this letter is to inform you that there is information
in the report we received which, if accurate, would prevent us from
offering you employment at this time.
If, after reviewing the report, (1) you believe that information
contained in it is inaccurate and/or (2) you want to know what information
in the report falls outside of our church guidelines, we ask that
you contact us directly within five days. Otherwise we will assume
that you no longer wish to pursue employment with us.
Enclosed along with the Report is a "Summary of Your Rights
Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act."
Enclosures: Background Report, Summary of Your Rights Under the
Fair Credit Reporting Act