E-Verify Ten-Year-Old Record Disposal Begins January 1, 2015

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On January 1, 2015, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin disposing of E-Verify records over 10 years old in accordance with the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) records retention and disposal requirements (N 1-566-08-7) that mandate the disposal of E-Verify records after 10 …

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September 2014 Jobs Report Shows 248,000 Jobs Added

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Private sector employment in the United States increased by 248,000 jobs in September 2014 while the unemployment rate declined to 5.9 percent and the number of unemployed persons decreased to  9.3 million, according to ‘THE EMPLOYMENT SITUATION — SEPTEMBER 2014’ jobs report released by the U.S. Department …

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213,000 Jobs Gained in September ADP Report Shows

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Private sector employment in the United States increased by 213,000 jobs from August to September with small businesses leading the way with 88,000 jobs added, according to the September 2014 ADP National Employment Report®. Key findings of the report were broken down into the following categories*:

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Webinar Reviews Background Checks and Legal Compliance

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Attorney Lester Rosen, Founder and CEO of Employment Screening Resources (ESR), will present a live webinar with Aurora Training Advantage titled Background Checks and Legal Compliance on Thursday, October 2, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM Eastern Time. For more information about the webinar, which is …

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Background Checks of Ride Sharing Service Drivers Questioned

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The arrest of a ride sharing service driver in San Francisco who allegedly attacked a passenger with a hammer and seriously injured him calls into question the background checks of drivers for ride sharing services such as Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar, according to a report by KPIX …

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Safe Hiring Expert to Speak at 2014 ASIS International in Atlanta

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Attorney Lester Rosen, author of “The Safe Hiring Manual” and Founder and CEO of Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), will  present the session “Strategies For Reducing the Insider Threat Before and After Hiring” on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at the 60th Annual ASIS International Seminar and Exhibits. The …

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Inaccurate Background Checks Can Cost Applicants Jobs

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Criminal background checks run by employers on applicants that contain erroneous information can cost applicants a chance at jobs and people who fall victim to these inaccurate background checks should be pro-active in correcting them, according to an article by Forbes Staff Writer Susan Adams.

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Class Action Lawsuit Filed for Alleged FCRA Violations

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn A class action lawsuit filed against Staples, Inc. alleges that the company failed to properly disclose to applicants and employees its use of consumer reports and deprived them of their rights under the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), according to a press release from the Bohrer …

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Alleged Diploma Mill that Made $11 Million Halted by FTC

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn A U.S. district court in Florida has at the request of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) temporarily halted a diploma mill that allegedly made $11 million from selling fake high school diplomas online to consumers nationwide. The FTC press release about the diploma mill is at http://www.ftc.gov/news-events/press-releases/2014/09/ftc-action-halts-online-high-school-diploma-mill-made-11-million.

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Employment Screening Resources Creates San Francisco Ban the Box Infographic

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), a nationwide accredited background check firm located in the San Francisco, CA-area, has created an infographic for the San Francisco Ban the Box Ordinance. This infographic is designed to help employers in the City and County of San Francisco better understand the Fair …

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