Not many people know about The Work Number, but its database covers employees at 90% of federal agencies.

Lawmakers Call On Equifax To Prove That Scary-Huge Employment-Info Database Is Legal

Following recent reports on The Work Number, a mammoth employment-verification database operated by credit reporting agency Equifax, a group of seven U.S. Congresspersons have written the company’s CEO asking for more information about the legality of the service. [More]