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Criminal Records

ESR CEO Attorney Lester Rosen Reviews Criminal Records Book and Its Impact on Employment Screening

“The Eternal Criminal Record” by Professor James B. Jacobs (Harvard University Press 2015) provides...
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Criminal Records

The Dangers of Using Criminal Databases for Employment Screening

Attorney Lester S. Rosen breaks down the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly when using criminal databases for employment scr...
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The Basics of Criminal Records Searches

Searching for criminal records is much more complicated than it appears on the surface.  Contrary to popular bel...
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Criminal Records

Report on Inaccurate Criminal Background Checks Loses Impact Due to Lack of Objectivity

By Lester S. Rosen Employment Screening Resources (ESR) A report issued by the National Consumer Law Center (NC...
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Criminal Records and Getting Back into the Workforce

Six Critical Steps for Ex-Offenders Back Into the Workforce By Lester Rosen, Esq. ©2003 Spanish Version...
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Criminal Records and Getting Back into the Workforce SPANISH VERSION

Cómo obtener trabajo luego de un antecedente criminal o delictivo: seis pasos críticos para ex-ofensore...
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Special Report on Criminal Records

Criminal Records—Every employer’s nightmare Why be concerned about criminal records? True Stories...
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Criminal Records

Attorney Lester Rosen Issues Public Comment to USCCR about Criminal Background Checks

The following letter of public comment submitted by Attorney Lester Rosen, Founder and CEO of Employment Screeni...
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ESR CEO Lester Rosen Issues Public Comment on Updated EEOC Criminal Guidance

On April 25, 2012, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency that enforces federal laws pro...
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ESR CEO Lester Rosen Comments on July 2011 EEOC Meeting on Arrest and Conviction Records

On July 26, 2011, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Government agency that enforces f...
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Criminal Records

Criminal Records and Employment Applications

NOTE: This article is undergoing an update due to the 2012 updated Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Gui...
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