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 …Continue reading "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 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*:Continue reading "213,000 Jobs Gained in September ADP Report Shows"
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 …Continue reading "Webinar Reviews Background Checks and Legal Compliance"
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 …Continue reading "Background Checks of Ride Sharing Service Drivers Questioned"
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 …Continue reading "Safe Hiring Expert to Speak at 2014 ASIS International in Atlanta"
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.Continue reading "Inaccurate Background Checks Can Cost Applicants Jobs"
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 …Continue reading "Class Action Lawsuit Filed for Alleged FCRA Violations"
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.Continue reading "Alleged Diploma Mill that Made $11 Million Halted by FTC"
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 …Continue reading "Employment Screening Resources Creates San Francisco Ban the Box Infographic"
Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Attorney Lester Rosen, Founder and CEO of Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) and author of The Safe Hiring Manual, will present a session titled Using Background Checks to Hire the Best and Stay Out of Court at the 13th annual 2014 Atlanta HR Star Conference on Thursday, September …Continue reading "Atlanta HR Star Conference to Feature Background Check Expert"