Verification Services Standards Important for Background Screening Companies Accredited by the NAPBS

Written By ESR News Editor Thomas Ahearn Policies and procedures to ensure maximum possible accuracy when obtaining, recording, and reporting education and employment verifications for their clients are important for background screening companies accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS). The NAPBS, a non-profit trade association representing the background screening industry founded …

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Researcher and Data Standards Required for Background Screening Companies Accredited by the NAPBS

Written By ESR News Editor Thomas Ahearn Enforcing high standards for public record researchers that search for criminal records at courts to ensure they comply with the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) is required for background screening companies accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS). The NAPBS, a non-profit trade association …

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Client Education Necessary for Background Screening Companies Accredited by the NAPBS

Written By ESR News Editor Thomas Ahearn Educating clients that use consumer reports about responsibilities imposed by laws such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and Driver’s Privacy Protection Act (DPPA) is necessary for background screening companies accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS). The NAPBS, a non-profit trade association representing …

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Legal Compliance Essential for Background Screening Companies Accredited by the NAPBS

Written By ESR News Editor Thomas Ahearn Being well versed in the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and numerous state and local laws for background checks to ensure employers remain in legal compliance is essential for background screening companies accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS). The NAPBS, a non-profit trade …

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Information Security Crucial for Background Screening Companies Accredited by the NAPBS

Written By ESR News Editor Thomas Ahearn Having information security safeguards in place to protect against unauthorized users and unwanted intrusions caused by data breaches to avoid identity theft and fraud is crucial for background screening companies accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS). The NAPBS, a non-profit trade association representing the …

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EEOC Announces Kansas School District to Pay $11,250 to Settle Equal Pay Act Discrimination Lawsuit

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On May 16, 2019, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) – the agency that enforces federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination – announced that a Kansas school district has agreed to pay $11,250 and provide other relief to settle an equal pay discrimination lawsuit filed by the …

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Employment Screening Resources (ESR) Completes NAPBS 3-Year Interim Audit for BSAAP Accreditation

Written By Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS®) has acknowledged that Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) has successfully completed the 3-year interim surveillance audit that is a requirement of the Background Screening Agency Accreditation Program (BSAAP) and will continue to be listed in the NAPBS member directory as an accredited …

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Employment Screening Resources (ESR) Moves to New Offices to Support Growth and Enhance Client Service

Written By Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), a global provider of background screening services, has announced the relocation of its Sacramento, California office to a new building intended to enhance the client experience and accommodate their continuous business growth. “We are delighted to announce the opening of our new office,” said ESR …

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Seven-Year Measuring Period for Criminal Charges Under FCRA Runs from Date of Entry Not Disposition

Written By ESR News Editor Thomas Ahearn On May 14, 2019, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled in a lawsuit filed by a consumer against a consumer reporting agency (CRA) that the seven-year measuring period for criminal charges under the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) rule that prohibits CRAs …

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Alleged War Criminal Passed Background Check Process to Become Ride-Share Driver for Uber and Lyft

Written By ESR News Editor Thomas Ahearn An “alleged war criminal accused of torture and directing mass executions” in Somalia passed the background check process to become a transportation network company (TNC) ride-share driver for Uber and Lyft while living in the United States, according to a report from CNN (Cable News Network). “They just …

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