California Background Check Laws Unique

  Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn California has background check laws unique from the rest of the country, according to one safe hiring expert from the Golden State. These “only in California” rules make legally complaint background checks crucial for employers in the state, where stakes are so high that failure to …

Continue reading "California Background Check Laws Unique"

Hiring Expert to Discuss EEOC Guidance

  Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Attorney and safe hiring expert Lester Rosen, founder and CEO of Employment Screening Resources (ESR), will present an audio conference to discuss EEOC Guidance titled ‘Using Criminal Records in Employment Decisions’ on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. To learn …

Continue reading "Hiring Expert to Discuss EEOC Guidance"

Expunged Criminal Records Appearing in Background Checks Unnecessarily

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Expunged criminal records of job and housing applicants removed from government databases are still appearing in some background checks performed by private screening companies, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. However, a background check expert says these expunged records should not appear if the …

Continue reading "Expunged Criminal Records Appearing in Background Checks Unnecessarily"

Webinar on Background Checks Scheduled for May 14

  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, May 14, 2015 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EDT. To register for this webinar, please visit http://auroratrainingadvantage.com/webinars/background-checks/.

Continue reading "Webinar on Background Checks Scheduled for May 14"

Employment Screening Resources to Present Webinar on Ways CRAs are Sued Under FCRA

  Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) – ‘The Background Check Authority®’ – will present a complimentary webinar hosted by ESR founder and CEO Attorney Lester Rosen titled ‘Common Ways Consumer Reporting Agencies are Sued Under the FCRA’ on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 11:00 AM to 12:00 Noon …

Continue reading "Employment Screening Resources to Present Webinar on Ways CRAs are Sued Under FCRA"

Safe Hiring Expert Talks Background Checks on May 5

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Attorney Lester Rosen, founder and CEO of Employment Screening Resources (ESR), will present an Audio Conference with The Industry Calendar titled ‘Background Checks And Safe Hiring: Trends, Legal Developments, And Best Practices In 2015’ on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. For …

Continue reading "Safe Hiring Expert Talks Background Checks on May 5"

Class Action Lawsuit against Major National Online Retailer Underscores Need to Comply with the FCRA

  Written By Attorney Lester Rosen, Founder & CEO of Employment Screening Resources (ESR) In a class action lawsuit filed in federal court in Seattle on April 7, 2015, a major national online retailer and a staffing firm that provides workers have been sued in a class action lawsuit alleging that the defendants failed to …

Continue reading "Class Action Lawsuit against Major National Online Retailer Underscores Need to Comply with the FCRA"

NCHRA Webinar on Background Checks Scheduled for April 10

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The Northern California Human Resources Association (NCHRA) has scheduled an online webinar titled ‘Negligent Hiring and Background Checks – Best Practices and Legal Compliance’ on Friday, April 10, 2015 from 10:30 a.m. to12:00 p.m. The webinar will be hosted by Attorney Lester Rosen, founder and CEO of …

Continue reading "NCHRA Webinar on Background Checks Scheduled for April 10"

Employment Screening Resources Releases Whitepaper Showing Why Employers Should Be Careful when Choosing CRAs

  Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) – ‘The Background Check Authority®’ – has released a whitepaper on ‘Common Ways Consumer Reporting Agencies are Sued Under the FCRA’ showing employers the reasons why prospective employees may sue Consumer Reporting Agencies (CRAs) for alleged violations of the federal Fair Credit …

Continue reading "Employment Screening Resources Releases Whitepaper Showing Why Employers Should Be Careful when Choosing CRAs"

International Background Checks Webinar Scheduled for March 31

  Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Lester Rosen, founder and CEO of Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), and Donald C. Dowling, Jr., Partner, International Employment Law, K & L Gates, will present a webinar for Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs) titled ‘Background Checks Around the World: Do You Really Know Who You’re …

Continue reading "International Background Checks Webinar Scheduled for March 31"