Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The United States economy added 201,000 jobs in August 2018 while the unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.9 percent during the month, according to the jobs report for August 2018 released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).Continue reading "August 2018 Jobs Report Shows U.S. Economy Added 201,000 Jobs in Month"
Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Attorney Lester Rosen, founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of leading global background check firm Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), has written an article called “Frequently Asked Question by Job Applicants: Should I Let a Potential Employer Know Upfront if I have a Criminal Record?” to help ex-offenders …Continue reading "Background Check Expert Answers Frequently Asked Question by Ex-Offenders Looking for Employment"
Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) – a leading global background check firm – has released an updated version of its white paper entitled “21 Shortcuts and Traps that Can Lead to Inaccurate Criminal Records” that summarizes ways screening firms could potentially take shortcuts that may undermine the accuracy …Continue reading "Employment Screening Resources Releases Updated White Paper on Shortcuts that Lead to Inaccurate Criminal Records"
Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Attorney Lester Rosen, founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of leading background check firm Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), will present a session entitled “Background Checks: Trends, Best Practices and Legal Compliance” during the 2018 Global Security Exchange (GSX) Conference & Expo on Wednesday, September 26, 2018, at …Continue reading "Background Check Expert Attorney Lester Rosen to Speak at 2018 Global Security Exchange (GSX)"
Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Attorney Lester Rosen, founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of leading global background check firm Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), will present a live webinar entitled “Illegal Pre-Employment Screening Practices: Update on Ban-the-Box, Salary History Inquiries, and Background Checks” on Thursday, September 20, 2018, from 1:30 p.m. to …Continue reading "Safe Hiring Expert Attorney Lester Rosen to Present Webinar on Background Checks on September 20"
Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn HR Tech Alliances – the HR Tech industry’s portal solution for finding and managing partnerships and alliances – has scheduled a Vegas Collaboration Zone vendor-to-vendor (V2V) networking event in Las Vegas, Nevada on September 10 and/or 11, 2018.Continue reading "HR Tech Alliances Schedules Vegas Collaboration Zone V2V Networking Event on September 10-11"
Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On August 28, 2018, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) – a federal agency under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that enforces laws governing border control – arrested 160 workers on federal immigration violations for unlawfully working in the United States …Continue reading "ICE Executes Federal Criminal Search Warrants in Texas that Lead to 160 Arrests for Immigration Violations"
Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn A class action lawsuit filed in a Florida court claims that fast food giant McDonald’s allegedly violated the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) when it conducted background checks on job applicants by failing to obtain proper authorization and disclosure in violation of the FCRA, according to a …Continue reading "Class Action Lawsuit Claims McDonald’s Violated FCRA with Background Checks on Job Applicants"
Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On August 23, 2018, Senators Claire McCaskill (D-MO) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) introduced legislation – S.3386, The E-Verify System Act of 2018 – that would require all employers to use E-Verify to ensure employees are authorized to work in the U.S. legally, according to a press release on Senator McCaskill’s …Continue reading "E-Verify System Act of 2018 Would Require Mandatory Use of E-Verify by All Employers in United States"
Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On August 20, 2018, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) – an independent agency created by the U.S. Congress to maintain stability and public confidence in the nation’s financial system – issued Modifications to the Statement of Policy (SOP) for Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance …Continue reading "FDIC Issues Modifications to Statement of Policy for Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act"