New Employment Laws Take Effect New Year's Day 2015

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Several new employment laws taking effect on New Year’s Day 2015 across the United States will affect employers in the coming year. A quick listing and brief description of just some of these new employment laws and practices involving employers taking effect on January 1, 2015 are …

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Employment Laws Will Become More Fragmented as Cities and States Pass Hiring Laws in 2015

  Written By Attorney Lester Rosen, Founder & CEO of Employment Screening Resources (ESR) Employment laws in the United States will become more fragmented as cities and states continue to pass their own laws on hiring in 2015. These new laws will cover a wide variety of areas within the employment screening process including “Ban …

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City of Philadelphia to Restrict Employer Use of Criminal Record History

Joining a growing list of cities and states imposing restrictions on employer inquires into criminal record history, the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has passed legislation that restricts employer inquiries into, and use of, criminal record history information. On April 13, 2011, Mayor Michael Nutter signed Philadelphia Bill 110111-A, the Fair Criminal Record Screening Standards Act, which …

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