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State Screening Laws

Background Checks in California Means Compliance with a Whole Different Set of Rules than Rest of US

California Background Checks: Different from the Rest of the United States By Attorney Lester Rosen, Founder and...
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Credit Reports

States with Laws Regulating Credit Reports for Employment

Links to information on U.S. states currently limiting use of employment credit checks A number of...
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Fair Credit Reporting Act

Complying with the Fair Credit Reporting Act in Four Easy Steps

Compliance with the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) broken down into four easy steps by Attorney Lester Rose...
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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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Health Care Screening

Background Checks for Nursing Home and Home Health Care Workers

A toolbox for due diligence for nursing home and home health care workers by Attorney Lester S. Rosen, Founder and Pr...
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Safe Hiring Information

Selecting A Background Screening Firm

Noted safe hiring expert Lester S. Rosen shows employers how to select a background screening solution. In corpor...
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Accreditation

Changes in Background Screening Industry Led to Need for NAPBS Accreditation Program

A story about origins of NAPBS Accreditaiton by ESR News Editor Thomas Ahearn published in NAPBS® JOURNAL in Nove...
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Social Media Searches

Using Social Media Searches for Hiring Decisions May Be Hazardous to Your Business

Using popular Social Media web sites such as Facebook and search engines like Google for hiring decisions may be haza...
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International Screening

Introduction to International Screening

by Lester S. Rosen Employers have long recognized that conducting due diligence on new hires is a mission critica...
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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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