Employment Screening Resources (ESR) Successfully Completes SOC 2 Type 2 Data Security Audit for 2019

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) – a leading global background check provider – has announced that independent auditors conducting a SSAE 18 SOC (Service and Organization Control) 2® Type 2 audit of ESR’s operations for the six month testing period of January 2019 through June 2019 have issued ESR …

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Employment Screening Resources (ESR) CEO Lester Rosen Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from Professional Background Screening Association

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA) – a non-profit trade association formerly known as the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) – has given Attorney Lester Rosen, the founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), the Mike Sankey Lifetime Achievement Award, the …

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Employment Screening Resources (ESR) Completes Annual Privacy Shield Self-Certification for 2019

  Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) – a leading global background check provider with capabilities in more than 240 countries and territories – has received notification from the International Trade Administration (ITA) that ESR’s annual submission for its self-certification of adherence to the EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield …

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Appeals Court Affirms Ruling that FCRA Requires Disputes to Come to CRAs Directly from Consumers

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has affirmed an earlier summary judgement by a district court in favor of Experian – a consumer reporting agency or CRA – that the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) requires disputes to come “directly” to CRAs from …

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Employers Must Submit EEO-1 Compensation Data for 2017 and 2018 to EEOC by September 30

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) – the agency enforcing federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination – has told employers that they must submit EEO-1 Compensation Data for 2017 and 2018 to the EEOC by September 30, 2019, through an online portal at https://eeoccomp2.norc.org. As ordered by …

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USCIS Issues Guidance for Form I-9 and E-Verify during Hurricane Season

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn In September of 2019, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) – an agency of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) – issued “Form I-9 and E-Verify Guidance during Hurricane Season” to remind employers that all Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification requirements remain in effect for areas …

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DoorDash Faces Negligent Hiring Lawsuit After Driver Allegedly Stabs Restaurant Owner

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn A restaurant owner in Las Vegas, Nevada, has filed a negligent hiring lawsuit against DoorDash claiming that he was allegedly stabbed by a driver working for the on-demand food delivery service who was “a felon with a history of violence and mental illness,” according to a report …

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EEOC Files Pay Discrimination Lawsuit against Packaging Company for Allegedly Paying Female Less than Male for Same Job

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On August 30, 2019, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) – the agency enforcing federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination – filed a pay discrimination lawsuit that claimed a packaging company violated federal law by allegedly paying a female senior employee less money than it paid a …

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Lawsuit Claims Lyft Received Nearly 100 Sexual Assault Complaints Over Two Year Period in California

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn A mass tort lawsuit filed “on behalf of 14 rape and sexual assault victims” against Lyft, Inc. claims the transportation network company (TNC) received nearly 100 sexual assault complaints over a two-year period in California, according to an announcement made by the law firm of Estey & …

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NAPBS Completes Transition to Global Organization with Rebrand to Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA)

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On September 9, 2019, the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS®) – a non-profit trade association representing the background screening industry – announced that its members overwhelmingly voted at the 2019 NAPBS Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas, to approve the association’s rebrand to the Professional …

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