The Privacy Rights Clearinghouse claims that records maintained by The Work Number may not be accurate. The PRC says that they’ve received complaints, from current or former employees of reporting companies, about job detail discrepancies.
…job titles have been misreported, indicating that an employee had a lesser job title than indicated on their resume and inaccuracies specifically with Johnson & Johnson noting employee “termination” rather than separation. Possible inaccurate records may affect the ability for employees noted in The Work Number records to gain employment with job prospects due to perceived inflated job titles and indications that a previous employee has been fired. More